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Rare Film Footage of Pennsylvania Avenue in 1909

This is one of our best GoDCer contributions yet. Tom from Bethesda sent this over to share with everyone else. This was taken on Pennsylvania Ave. 271 more words


View of Pennsylvania Avenue in 1860

Here’s a great painting from 1860, looking down Pennsylvania Ave. It’s a similar view to the photo we posted last night, just a couple of years later, when the country was on the brink of… 82 more words

Faces & Places Of Yesterday

Amazing Old Photo of Capitol Dome Construction in 1858

I came across this gem scanning through the Architect of the Capitol’s website. I had to share it with you tonight. Click on it for the higher resolution image. 67 more words

Notable People & Places

View of 14th and Pennsylvania Ave. From the Willard Hotel

I can spend two or three hours researching an in depth “Three Things…” or “If Walls Could Talk” post and ultimately end up with the same number of readers as a quick afternoon photo post. 122 more words

Faces & Places Of Yesterday

Cries of Murder; Man Slashed Several Times, Leaps From Window

Here is some old craziness to (I hate to use the word) entertain you. This is from the Washington Post on December 6th, 1884. By the way, this just happens to be the same day the Washington Monument was completed. 838 more words


Washington's Chinese Mafia Wars

The opium den post of last week was the first foray into old Chinatown research, but I’ve uncovered a gold mine of fascinating local history. 863 more words