This post tells the story of Jennie Lanahan's mysterious death in a Washington DC boarding house in 1885. Follow along to find out what happened and read more about running a boarding house in the 1880s.
GoDCers, we need your help! We got this photo of 1940s Washington boarding houses from Ben and we'd love to help him identify the location. If they still stand today, let us know in the comments! Plus, don't forget to read our post on how to run a boarding house in 1880s DC.
In 1882, Mrs. Ragan successfully ran a boarding house in Washington, D.C. This article explores the key components of what made it so successful, and provides a closer look at the street where it was located.