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Posted In November 27, 2013

Washington Post - March 29th, 1936
Take a Trip Back in Time to Colonial Village DC
Take a trip back in time with this 1936 ad from Colonial Village DC. Located at the top of the DC diamond near Silver Spring, this neighborhood has a rich history waiting to be explored.
Memorial Bridge, looking from the Virginia side of the Potomac River across to the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Uncovering a Terrific Old Photo of the Lincoln Memorial from Virginia
This is a terrific old photo that we found on Flickr. It shows the Lincoln Memorial as viewed across the Memorial Bridge from Virginia. Take a look at this amazing photograph!
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Finally Found Another Photo of Officer Sprinkle!
Fascinating article of our blog's favorite hero Officer Sprinkle.
Sarah Josepha Hale's letter to Abraham Lincoln
How Sarah Josepha Hale Urged Abraham Lincoln to Establish a National Day of Thanksgiving
Learn how Sarah Josepha Hale wrote to Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and urged him to establish a national day of thanksgiving. Read the transcribed letter, Lincoln's proclamation, and Obama's 2013 Thanksgiving Proclamation.
Washington Post - August 5th, 1928
A Look Back: Here's an Old Ad from the Roaring 20s
Take a look back at the Roaring 20s with this old ad from the Washington Post on August 5th, 1928. See the imagery and get a sense of what life was like in the 1920s.
Washington Post - August 25th, 1929
Exploring the History of Chevy Chase Gardens with an Old Advertisement
Explore the history of Chevy Chase Gardens in Washington, DC with this vintage advertisement from 1929. Learn more about the gardens and their impact on the city's history.

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