Have you ever wondered why Mt. Pleasant is called Mt. Pleasant? Learn the story of how James Holmead's land grant in 1727 became the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of today. Plus, see an old land survey from 1804!
Take a look back in time and check out these cool advertisements for Mt. Pleasant, printed in The Washington Times on October 17th, 1915. See the amazing images and learn more about this historic moment!
Take a look back at Walter Johnson's low-key wedding in Columbia Heights in 1914, one of the best story tips we've received thus far. Learn more about the wedding, read the original newspaper article, and see the historical Baist maps of the area.
Take a journey back in time to the suburbs of 1906 Washington, D.C. and explore the Kenesaw Building in Mt. Pleasant. Learn about its history, famous resident, and the opposition it faced in construction.