View of Georgetown, D.C. in the 1850s

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Embassy of Kenya at 2249 R St. NW (Wikipedia)

If Walls Could Talk: Embassy of Kenya

Our last embassy version of “If Walls Could Talk” was quite popular, so here’s another one from the same part of town, Sheridan Circle. California’s

Slave Market of American broadside (Library of Congress)

Slave Market of America

Below is a fascinating old broadside that we came across in the Library of Congress archives. Here is the description … A broadside condemning the

Gas range avertisement 1916

Need a Gas Range circa 1916?

If you live in the D.C. metropolitan area, and you pay bills, chances are, you’re paying Washington Gas (formerly known as Washington Gas Light Company).