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Bolling Field

East Potomac Golf Club (East Potomac Park), Washington, D.C., aerial view from above Haines Point looking north toward the Mall (Library of Congress)

View of East Potomac Park From the Air (1935)

Here is a great old photograph of East Potomac Park and Hains Point (which we learned about yesterday). This was taken by an airplane (obviously) from the photo section of Bolling Field. You can...
Bonus Army eviction in 1932 (Wikipedia)

Three Things About Poplar Point and Anacostia Flats

If you’re fortunate enough to be participating in WABA’s “Down the Tubes” ride tomorrow, the last stop on your journey is going to be Poplar Point. Probably 70% of District residents don’t know what...
Mr. & Mrs. Lindbergh at Bolling Field (1929)

Lindbergh and Wife Land in D.C. Just Prior to Crash

No, not a plane crash … I mean THE Crash of ’29 (i.e., the Wall Street Crash). This photo is from September 18th, 1929 and is a shot of the Charles and his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh,...