Day: August 20, 2013

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early map of Washington

Early Map of Washington and the Patawmack

That’s right, the Patawmack River, not the Potomac. Check out this cool map of what would become the City of Washington. It was done around 1893, near the city’s centennial. Source: Library of Congress

Dunbar High School

Dunbar High School Opens With Problems

No, not the one just built. The one built in the 1970s. Yes, the ridiculously ugly, brutalist, Soviet-looking building known as Dunbar High School. Here’s an article we dug up from the Washington Post, printed on April 13th, 1977. A

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