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map of St. Elisabeth

Awesome Map of “St. Elisabeth” in 1867

This is a terrific old map from 1867 that we dug up at the Library of Congress. The land on top of which St. Elizabeths Hospital was built had been referred to as St. Elisabeth since the Colonial times and...
Eastern High School, 1700 E St. NE (Wikipedia)

Eastern High School: History of The Pride of Capitol Hill

I thought it would be a good to branch out and do a on Eastern High School (check them out on Facebook) near RFK Stadium. It’s a beautiful building at 1700 East Capitol St. NE, originally built in 1923. The...
Back to the Future (Wikipedia)

This Day in History: Marty McFly and Back to the Future

Okay, this isn’t a true “This Day in History,” but since I’m such a Back to the Future fan boy, I thought it would be interesting to see what was happening in D.C. on November 5th, 1955 — the date...