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Tag: The Mayflower Hotel

The Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill, Washington, D.C.

Photo and Ad of the Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill

Here's a photo that we found at the Library of Congress. It shows the old Mayflower Coffee Shop and Grill in the late 1930s. Source:...

1940 U.S. Census List of Residents in the Mayflower Hotel

We haven't done one of these "They Were Neighbors" posts in a while, and we stumbled across this great collection of U.S. Census records...
The Mayflower Hotel

Three Bits of Trivia About the Mayflower Hotel

Source: Library of Congress The "Grande Dame of Washington" has seen so much history that it's difficult to do a post listing just three bit...
The Mayflower Hotel (Library of Congress)

The Mayflower Hotel

This is an old image of the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Ave., some time in the mid to late 1920s.
annual dinner of the American Engineering Council (1937)

American Engineering Council’s Annual Dinner at the Mayflower Hotel (1937)

This room is full of middle-aged white dudes. The photograph below (courtesy of the Library of Congress) is the annual dinner of the American Engineering...

Mayflower Hotel Maid Finds Woman Near Death; Husband Shoots Self Through Heart

This title is worthy of a bigĀ #WTF. Posts like this are sadly some of the more popular ones. I don't know if GoDCers are attracted...

Suite 870: the Haunted “Ghost Suite” at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

By now, everyone should know this is a blog about local history and stories lost to time. But our reader Suzanne commented on Facebook...
Officer Sprinkle

Friday Roundup: Thanks For Reading and Sharing Ghosts of DC

Five weeks into this blog and the response has been far greater than anticipated. Thank you to everyone forĀ reading and sharing Ghosts of DC...

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