Tag: Washington Monument

East Potomac Golf Club (East Potomac Park), Washington, D.C., aerial view from above Haines Point looking north toward the Mall (Library of Congress)

View of East Potomac Park From the Air (1935)

Here is a great old photograph of East Potomac Park and Hains Point (which we learned about yesterday). This was taken by an airplane (obviously)...
The Washington Monument

Three Things That Happened at the Washington Monument

The next "Three Things..." post will be about one of the most iconic monument in our city: The Washington Monument.
View of Washington Monument (1922)

Vista of Monument From Lincoln Memorial

Here is a nice photograph from 1922. You're looking at the Washington Monument from within the Lincoln Memorial, which has just opened. The memorial...
Washington Monument under construction

The Washington Monument Under Construction

Construction of the monument began on July 4th, 1848. Progress was slow, and after ten years, construction was halted due to congressional infighting, rising...
Streamlined street car passing Washington Monument (1938)

Cool Sunday Photo: Streetcar Passing Washington Monument

Here's a cool one I wanted to share from Shorpy. It's a streetcar passing the Washington Monument in 1938. What a great shot. Related articles Billionaire...
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Lady Bird Johnson Home Movies From the 1960s

The description below is cut straight from YouTube. This is a home movie from Lady Bird Johnson during the 1960s. The LBJ Library has...