Takoma Park (and Takoma) is a lovely and friendly neighborhood on the northeast District line with Maryland. It dates back to the late 19th century,
Here is an old photograph from around 1860, showing the Capitol Dome under construction. I don’t think I’ve seen or posted this one before.
Another great find courtesy of Dig DC and the DC Public Library.This is the Southworth Cottage at 36th and Prospect in Georgetown, home of noted
We love old ads here at Ghosts of DC and this is a great one from The Evening Star, printed on June 24th, 1906. Source:
The Rough Rider president, Teddy Roosevelt, was a total badass, the likes of which we won’t ever see again in the White House. Below is
Below is the Baist real estate map of the area around U St. and Vermont Ave. NW. So if you’re a frequent patron of Dodge
This is a great picture, shared by GoDCer Mike, showing Harry Atwood, taking off from the South Lawn of the White House. This photo was
This is a photograph taken on March 23rd, 1929 from the South Lawn of the White House. Source: Library of Congress
Who doesn’t love National Airport (correct, not Reagan)? There is no argument that the approach from the north as you’re landing, has the best views
Amazing find on the Library of Congress website. This is a map of Alexandria done by George Washington somewhere around 1749.
This is an advertisement for new development and real estate across the Eastern Branch, near Anacostia. Click on the ad for a closer look at
I received an email from a reader saying she learned of Ghosts of DC through this post on Big Bear Cafe. She kindly asked if