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These are updates from Ghosts of DC.

1917. Arlington, Virginia. "Fort Myer officer training camp mess." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Our Best Posts From 2012

It’s hard to believe, but Ghosts of DC was born over seven years ago. We first started posting on January 4th, 2012 with a piece about Nick Altrock, former Washington Senators baseball player and...
3400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Save This Historic D.C. Home

I came across the following Facebook post on Friday and was¬†horrified to see the following post about the beautiful home at 3400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. It’s just awful that the new owner wants to...
the Capitol Building

Stop Blaming Washington

Don’t blame Washington for the failures of a dysfunctional Congress. We don’t blame the city of New York for the financial implosion of 2008. We don’t blame St. Louis, Milwaukee, or Lynchburg, Tennessee for...

Spread the Word … Hello Ghosts of Baltimore!

It’s time to expand the GoDC reach and branch out into a second city. Our natural choice was Charm City, just 40 miles north of D.C. We’re thrilled to include Ghosts of Baltimore into...

Welcome to GoDC 3.0 … The New Site is Live!

After a fair bit of work, we’re psyched to show off our new slick design. Hopefully you like it! And yes, we are now soliciting more ads and sponsorships, because the site doesn’t pay...
I'm not this old

Ghosts of DC is Going Offline

Don’t worry! It’s just for this week … phew. Mr. Ghost needs a little breather this week to celebrate his own birthday. After 1,195 posts, I’m tired as I get a year older and...
July 4th fireworks, Washington, D.C. - July 4th, 2008

Happy Fourth of July GoDCers!

Enjoy your day celebrating the Fourth of July! Source: Library of Congress

Partners in Preservation … Don’t Forget to Vote!

Preserving our history and heritage is really important. That’s one of the reasons why I started this blog last year. Partners in Preservation is holding a competition between 24 local sites to earn a...
Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C. by John Muller

Vote for an Original GoDCer and Help Him Out!

John Muller has been an avid and early supporter of Ghosts of DC, contributing a few posts of his own. He wrote an excellent book about Frederick Douglass recently and now I’d like to...