November 27, 2013

Washington Post - March 29th, 1936

Colonial Village Park-and-Shop

Here’s and old ad from 1936 showing a neighborhood that we haven’t yet shared with you — Colonial Village.

Finally Found Another Photo of Officer Sprinkle!

On the chance that something related to our favorite police officer had been added to the Library of Congress archives, we ran a quick search this weekend, and sure enough … something came up. Below is a photo from an...

Sarah Josepha Hale's letter to Abraham Lincoln

Thanksgiving Proclamations

It was Sarah Josepha Hale that wrote to then President Abraham Lincoln, urging him to establish a dedicated national day of thanksgiving. She sent the letter on September 28, 1863. A digitized version of her letter is below, click here...