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History Behind Names of Popular Washington, D.C. Locations -
Ghosts of DC posts in Why Is It Named...?: What is the history behind the names of popular locations in Washington?
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Check this out - Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings … http://buff.ly/1A8VRyP
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1903 Map of Current State Department Location -
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This fascinating photo of Teddy Roosevelt as a regular person, going for a walk in Chevy Chase with his son and wife
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Image: Dulles Airport Under Construction - Ghosts of DC
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Which Arizona senator called to annex part of Mexico?
This has less to do with the history of our city, but everything to do with the (almost) history of our nation. Arizona had been admitted to the union only a few years earlier in 1912 and by the middle of the decade, the two new senators, Marcus Smith and Henry Ashurst, were strongly advocating
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What Is The History of the Capital Beltway? -
Love it. Hate it. It has some of the most confusing terminology for out-of-towners. Inner loop of what? Outer loop? But there’s only one Beltway. Wait, I’m on 495, but also 95, and that’s 295? That’s not confusing. Super GoDC reader, DrCapsFan (if we make t-shirts, he might get the first) suggested doing a little research
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Do Like Steve Jobs Did: Don't Follow Your Passion
Steve Jobs didn't start Apple because he loved technology. This excerpt from "So Good They Can't Ignore You" tells the much messier story...
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Building the Lincoln Memorial in 1920
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Three Things You Didn't Know About National Airport - Ghosts of DC
The popular “Three Things…” post about Dulles Airport prompted me to give equal treatment to our other local, older and much more convenient airport: National Airport (not Reagan National Airport, thank you very much). Actually, the airport was once known as the National Airport at Gravelly Point. Maybe we should change the name to George
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