Gallery Place

Mary Surratt Boarding House is Now a Chinese Restaurant

Mary Surratt's boarding house is a Chinese restaurant, still standing just around the corner from Gallery Place Metro. Today, it's Wok and Roll.
initial map of the Washington Metro system (Washington Post)

When Did Metro Open in D.C.?

Metro in Washington DC opened on March 27th, 1976. All rides were free that day on the 4.6 miles of tracks.
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office

Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office

We put out a call the other day for some story suggestions and GoDCer from Chicago, Rose, sent along the idea of digging into Clara Barton’s former office and boarding house on 7th St. NW. This...