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Charming Dance Held in Brookland

The Sidewalk Dance - Handpainted Oil Painting by John George Brown (1894)

Articles like this really illustrate how different and quaint life was in 19th century Washington. This is from the Washington Post, published on January 10th, 1894. The young gentlemen of the pretty suburb of Brookland gave the opening event of …

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