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not a photo of the last farm in D.C.

Last Farm in the District is Doomed

I've been trying to dig up this information for a really long time. Thanks to some minor prodding in an email from GoDCer Hugh,...
1907 map of Congress Heights

1907 Map of Congress Heights

In the interest of giving GoDCers more on Congress Heights, here is a map of the area in 1907. And compare it to the current...
Gen. Charles E. Hooker

Town Flag of Congress Heights

Did you know Congress Heights had a town flag? (Does it still have a flag?) We didn't. Below is an article published in the Washington...
Nichols Avenue (MLB Boulevard) 1910 & 2010

We Want More Congress Heights

When we started this blog last year, we received close to zero emails from readers. That's probably because we only had a dozen or...
Washington circa 1910. "Congress Heights Dramatic Club." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative, Library of Congress. (Shorpy)

Time For Another Break … and Sleeping Beauty

GoDC is 450 posts in now and we're going to take this next week off to recharge. Hopefully you won't miss us too much....
Congress Heights advertisement - May 17th, 1902 (Washington Times)

Congress Heights: The Healthiest and Most Delightful Suburb of Washington

Admittedly, I do not focus enough east of the river. I was doing a little digging around the Library of Congress archives and came...

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