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1907 map of Gallaudet University

1907 Map of Gallaudet University and Union Market

This is a map from 1907 showing the area around today’s Union Market and Gallaudet University. Source: Library of Congress
map of Trinidad in 1907

Why Is It Named Trinidad?

You have to admit, it seems little odd that we have a neighborhood named Trinidad. At the same time, it’s fascinating, because there has to be an interesting story behind it. Also, let’s not forget, that...
1320 Florida Ave. NE - the Sprinkle family home

They Were Neighbors: Officer Sprinkle Lived Here

To satisfy your hunger for more Officer Sprinkle, I took a look into where he lived in 1900. At the time, he was 34 years old, had been married to his wife Teresa for 10 years...