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February 22nd, 1919

Five Things in the Paper 100 Years Ago

Let’s try something new. We browsed the papers from Saturday February 22nd, 1919 to come up with some fun and interesting things to share with you. This is what we came across in The Evening Star on that date. Origin of Keeping

Advertisement for 1201 Clifton St. NW

1910 Ads for Clifton St. Homes in Columbia Heights

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 Columbia Heights, recently finished, and for sale at $7,750. Source: Library of Congress Here’s the Street

Beautiful Night Photo of Capitol (1919)

It’s been a glut of Capitol Building photos this week, but I’m sure you’re okay with that. Especially, since they’re amazing old photos. Here’s another great night shot of the building in the rain, this time from 1919. Source: Library

Why Is It Named Ballston?

Ball’s Crossroads was established as a village in Arlington County in 1874, and in 1895, the official name was changed to Ballston.

1500 Mass. Ave advertisement - January 26th, 1969 (Washington Post)

Luxury Apartments at 1500 Mass. Ave for $109.50

Wow, this will make you choke. The ad is from January 26th, 1969 in the Washington Post. You know the building. You’ve probably passed it many times, or maybe you know someone that lives there. Check it out on Google

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