Discover the frozen Tidal Basin of the past with this fascinating historical photo. See the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in the distance, and learn about the history of ice skating and walking on the Tidal Basin. Read on to learn more.
Take a look back at Washington, D.C. in 1942 during the dark early days of World War II. This photo, taken on a Sunday in July, shows people relaxing along the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial. See what else is in the background!
Tragedy struck on New Year's Eve when an auto wreck in the Tidal Basin claimed two lives and left one man rescued. Read the story of the fatal accident and the efforts of the park police to save the driver.
Take a peek into the past and watch a video from the 1944 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. during World War II. Enjoy the nostalgic vibes and a unique glimpse into the city during wartime. Pardon the music - mute it for the best experience.