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Old D.C. Council Campaign Posters

Not everyone wins an election. Here's a sample of some people who ran for D.C. Council and didn't make it.
1913 map of Chevy Chase, DC

Amazing 1913 Map of Chevy Chase

It’s been a long time since we posted anything online. Sorry about that, but having two little kids makes it extremely difficult to keep adding fresh content to the website. Either way, check out this great old map of Chevy...
F St. in the 1860s

Where Is This on F St. in 1865?

This wonderful old image from the 1860s shows F St. near the end of the Civil War. The details are quite incredible when you click on the photo. I’m a little confused as to where this is exactly. The building...

If Walls Could Talk: Chez Billy in Petworth

I just went to Chez Billy (3815 Georgia Ave. NW) in Petworth for the first time the other day to grab drinks and some dinner with a buddy. I know, I’m late to the game, but I’m not nearly as...
Scott Circle

Aerial View of Scott Circle

What a cool old photo of Scott Circle. I’m not sure when this is from, but we dug it up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress

GoDCer Shares Film Footage of Washington in 1949

Check out this great footage out. This is from 1949, sent in by GoDCer Eric.
1858 plan of the Navy Yard

1858 Architectural Plan for the Navy Yard

Check this out … it’s an old 1858 plan for the Navy Yard. Source: Library of Congress

Vitamon Tablets for Female Beauty and Male Power

Check out this bizarre advertisement from January 8th, 1922. Source: Library of Congress

Baltimore Mayor Protests Future Dulles Airport (1949)

This is a great story to cross-post with our sister site, Ghosts of Baltimore. Airline traffic was getting too heavy for National Airport to handle by the end of the 1940s. The region’s second airport was Friendship International Airport (now...
3459 Macomb St. NW

1925 Ad for Macomb Street Home in Cleveland Park

What a beautiful home. I’ve driven by this home a few times, and it’s amazing. Does anyone happen to know who lives there? Because, if you do, make sure you share this with them. I’m sure the current residents would...