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Seneca Schoolhouse Museum

Seneca Schoolhouse Museum, a Step Into the Past

I was out for a drive the other day, driving from Leesburg through Point of Rocks, Maryland. The route home took me down River Road, out in western Montgomery County. First, if you haven’t been out there, you need to go there, because it’s beautiful. It is impressively well-preserved and still quite rural. I was […]

Montgomery County, Maryland. The roller coaster at Glen Echo Park in 1926. (Shorpy)

Upsy-Downsy-Daisy Roller Coaster

The image below is great, especially when you click on it for a larger version. Check out the expressions of the riders … priceless. Relative to what we have today, this is probably a joke, but I imagine at the time this was terrifying and probably the fastest vehicle the riders had ever been in. Not […]

Capital Beltway

What Is The History of the Capital Beltway?

Love it. Hate it. It has some of the most confusing terminology for out-of-towners. Inner loop of what? Outer loop? But there’s only one Beltway. Wait, I’m on 495, but also 95, and that’s 295? That’s not confusing. Super GoDC reader, DrCapsFan (if we make t-shirts, he might get the first) suggested doing a little […]

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