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Where Was the Last Farm in Washington, DC?
Where was the last farm in Washington, DC? It was located in Congress Heights, in southeast and was gone by 1939.
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Comparing the Past to the Present: A Look at the 1907 Map of Congress Heights
Take a look at Congress Heights in 1907 and compare it to the present day with this interactive map. See what has changed and what has stayed the same in this Washington, DC neighborhood.
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The Adoption of a Town Flag for Congress Heights: A 1901 Story
Did you know Congress Heights had a town flag? Read the story of its adoption in 1901, with remarks from Gen. Charles E. Hooker, a Mississippi Congressman at the time. Learn about the design of the flag and the reception for Gen. Hooker afterward.
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Exploring the History of Congress Heights Through Photos and Articles
GoDCer George sent us photos and articles about the history of Congress Heights. We're sharing his material and a photo of Nichols Avenue (MLK Boulevard) from 1910 and 2010. Explore the history of this DC neighborhood with us!
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A Look at Congress Heights in 1902: An Advertisement from the Washington Times
Take a look back in time to 1902 and explore Congress Heights with this advertisement from the Washington Times. Read through the whole thing and be amazed!
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