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Identifying the Time Period of this Cedar St. Intersection with 4th St. in Takoma Park, DC
Can someone identify the time period for this intersection of Cedar and 4th Street in Takoma Park, DC? Check out the almost identical view today on Google Street View and see if you can tell!
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Dome Gas in Takoma
This photo is of the old Dome gas service station in Takoma (or possibly Takoma Park). The caption says Takoma Park, but according to this page, the location was at Cedar and Blair, just inside the District line. This would also make sense because the railroad tracks in the background are still there today. “Dome Oil Co., Takoma Park.” In Maryland in 1921, a gritty diorama of the Petroleum...
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Takoma Defeats Petworth in Hotly Contested Game
The good old days of Washington amateur baseball. There were hundreds, if not thousands of articles mentioning match-ups between different neighborhoods. This one from July 23rd, 1900 was especially entertaining. I doubt that a rivalry exists between Takoma and Petworth today. Takoma defeated Petworth in a hotly contested game in the other contest if the Suburban League yesterday. Both teams put...
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Lights! Camera! A Famous Comedy Special???
This is a guest post by Jason (aka, @MidAtlanticBias) At the top of our fair city sits a nearly 100 year old movie theatre. Until this post, I didn’t think I had ever seen its interior. But I have. And, chances are, you have too. Unfortunately, there will not be any art exhibits at this theatre in the coming weeks. Nor will you be able to see “The Hunger Games”...
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