GoDC Challenges

Want to win a prize from Ghosts of DC? Then win one of these challenges!

1919 Presidential Pierce Arrow

Where Is This Car?

Okay GoDCers! This is a photo shared by a fellow reader Eric. He sent it in quite a while ago, so I'm a bit...

What is This Mystery Smokestack on Capitol Hill?

There is a mystery smokestack on Capitol Hill. You may have seen it behind St. Peter's Church at 2nd and C St. SE. Below...
Model-T and Bosworth

Can You Identify This Location?

We need the collective help of all GoDCers. A note from GoDCer Jeff (including his friend Alan), included the photo and note below. Hello Ghosts...
July 1937. "Parking lot in Washington, D.C." Medium-format negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.

Where is This Parking Lot From 1937?

Hey GoDCers ... where is this parking lot from 1937? Go ahead and click on it for a larger version. Put your thoughts in...
Washington, DC home

GoDCers, Where Is This House?

Can anyone identify this house? It appears to be a photo taken in the late 1920s or maybe early 1930s. Source: Library of Congress
Baseball House Puzzle answer

Answer to the Baseball House Puzzle

Sorry, this was supposed to auto-publish yesterday afternoon, but didn't. Here's the solution to Donovan's Baseball House Puzzle, printed in The Washington Post on October...
The Baseball House Puzzle

The Baseball House Puzzle of 1894

Here's a terrific puzzle for you to solve, from our last post about the Baseball House and William Donovan. Below are the directions printed...
Where is this?

GoDC Lunchtime Photo Challenge

Okay folks, welcome to the latest GoDC challenge. I know you're dying to kill some time before the weekend, so here's a lunchtime quiz...
Alexander Graham Bell

GoDC Challenge: Alexander Graham Bell Quiz

Quick afternoon quiz for you all. And, the prize will be two tickets to Jim Lehrer's new play BELL, this weekend. First person to...
GoDC sweatshirt

GoDC Challenge to Win a Sweatshirt!

Here's our long overdue GoDC challenge to pass some time today during lunch. The first person to answer all ten questions below in the...

The GoDC Challenge Is Back … 10 Questions for a T-Shirt!

We're back after a long absence with our latest installment of the GoDC challenge. The first person to successfully answer all 10 questions will be...
what is this?

Hey GoDCers, Please Help … Where Is This?

Any idea what this is and where it is (or was)? GoDCer Christina sent this along yesterday and wants everyone's help in identifying it....

Friday’s GoDC Trivia Challenge; Sweet Black T-Shirt Prize

Here it is again ... your Friday Ghosts of DC trivia challenge. Last week's winner, Katie, crushed it and is the proud owner of...
scavenger hunt prize: an Officer Sprinkle shirt

Win a GoDC Shirt! Our Afternoon Scavenger Hunt

You're back from lunch. It's raining. You're a little sleepy and counting the hours until happy hour. Am I right? What you need is...

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