What a lovely old photo of the Smithsonian Castle in 1856. Click on it for incredible details.
GoDCer Bob sent in this photo of a man putting up new street signs for Missouri Ave. The photo is from 1946.
This is a terrific old photograph from the south tower of Healy Hall. It’s looking over the Potomac River toward the Washington Monument in 1890.
This is a bizarre piece that we found in The Washington Post from January 12th, 1900. Considerable excitement was aroused in the corridors of Georgetown University
Take a look at this remarkable view down Pennsylvania Avenue in about 1921. So stunning.
Here’s a photo of Logan Circle, probably some time in the 1920s (though it was named Iowa Circle until 1930). Source: Library of Congress
This is one of our best GoDCer contributions yet. Tom from Bethesda sent this over to share with everyone else. This was taken on Pennsylvania
Check out this great old advertisement from The Evening Star back in 1904. It shows a number of great properties for sale in then-new Columbia Heights, which
Something big happened at the Watergate in 1972 and it led to a very defensive President Nixon giving this painful press conference. This is not
Here’s a cool ad for Hollin Hall, the plantation on Little Hunting Creek (read about it here). Hollin Hall was a plantation deeded to Thomson
Old school Bullets fans will remember this post-Bel Biv Devoe jam from the ’94-’95 season … You Da Man! The Bullets were 21-61 that year.
Here’s an old advertisement that we found in The Washington Times from Saturday, June 4th, 1910. It shows a row of homes on Clifton St. in
My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived