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)

Free Rides on Washington Metro’s Opening Day

Two hundred years after the Declaration of Independence, Washington, D.C. was getting ready to inaugurate its own underground public transit system, the new Washington Metro. It may shock you to hear this, but on Metro’s opening...
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office

Afternoon Video: 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...
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