Smithsonian

Smithsonian Institution Building, “The Castle,” c. 1867.

The Smithsonian Castle in 1867

Amazing old photograph of the Smithsonian Castle back in 1867, a couple years after the Civil War. Source: Smithsonian

Sheep grazing at the White House (1919)

Sheep Grazing at the White House

Here’s a photo I found on Flickr. It’s from the Nation’s Attic (i.e., The Smithsonian). They have a great set of photos up there, so you should take a look. The photograph below shows sheep grazing near the East Wing...

Smithsonian Castle (1900)

1900 Color Photo of The Smithsonian Castle

Bad weather keeping you inside? Me too … maybe you’re having a beer at Toledo Lounge, Meridian Pint or Church Key (make sure you order a DC Brau). Unfortunately, I’m not. If you’re like me, stuck inside and bored (I’m...