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Providence Hospital in the early 1900s (Library of Congress)
The History of Providence Hospital and the Fight to Save Providence Park
Learn the history of Providence Hospital, the oldest hospital in Washington, DC, and the fight to save Providence Park, the green space that now occupies the original hospital site.
photograph of the Capitol under construction in 1858
The U.S. Capitol Under Construction in 1858
Take a look at this rare photograph of the U.S. Capitol under construction in 1858. View the amazing details and stores lining Pennsylvania Ave before the Civil War. Click for the higher resolution image!

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