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Thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil on the National Mall in Washington D.C. September 12, 2001. (Photo: Reuters/Win McNamee/Newscom)

Candlelight Vigil on the Mall after 9/11

I remember this so vividly. I walked the length of the Mall, stood on the west front steps of the Capitol (which you can no longer do) and stared out onto a virtual sea...

House Bill Proposes Renaming D.C. to Reaganstown in 2005

Believe me, this came as a shock to us as well when we came across an article in the Washington Post about renaming the nation’s capital after the 40th president, Ronald Reagan. The proposal...

Obama’s First Inauguration Seen From Space

This is one of the most incredible images we have found on the Internet. It shows the Inauguration of President Obama in 2009. I don’t know about you, but I was there, and I...

Cool Satellite View of National Mall

Here’s a really cool, not often seen, view of the National Mall. This was taken by the IKONOS satellite on March 30th, 2001. Source: Archive.org
aftermath at the Pentagon

September 11th, 2001: The Worst Day

Source: U.S. National Archives If you lived in the area on September 11th, 2001, you’ll remember how beautiful that day was. It was a Tuesday, and I remember driving to work on the inner loop,...
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
Michael Jordan on court at career finale

Michael Jordan Lands in D.C.

If you were living in D.C. in the fall of 2001, this was a big deal … although, there was a certain undertone of skepticism. Could he still play at the same level, despite...