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Day: October 24, 2013

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Wanted: Lively Ghost in a Haunted House

In doing research for my latest book, Ghosts of Georgetown, I became accustomed to wandering down many a dead end. Promising stories peter out, ancient and venerable buildings that by all rights should be chock full of ghosts aren’t, and, most frustratingly, I once tracked down a really good spirit all the way to his […]

Naylor Gardens advertisement

Housing for Uncle Sam’s War Workers

Here’s a cool old advertisement from World War II. It’s for Naylor Gardens, McLean Gardens, and Seminary Heights. At the time, these were large housing developments for the booming population of the city due to the war, down in Southeast, Northwest, and Arlington, respectively.

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