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What the... ? Milking a Cow on Capitol Grounds

Ghosts of DC | Posted 09.15.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

2013-07-16-Screenshot20130716at4.11.34PM.jpgThis is an odd one. Milking a cow on the Capitol grounds, and broadcasting it?

Amazing Scenes From Rock Creek Park in 1912

Ghosts of DC | Posted 08.14.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

2013-06-14-01023u1024x720.jpgTake a look and see if you can place these locations in today's Rock Creek Park.

Pie Eating Bathing Beauties

Ghosts of DC | Posted 07.14.2013 | DC
Ghosts of DC

2013-05-14-Screenshot20130514at2.46.54PM.jpgOh, it's been too long since we posted some bathing beauties. Well, today we post pie-eating bathing beauties.

George Washington's Dining Room To Get Upgrade

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washington National Cathedral and George Washington's Mount Vernon estate each won $100,000 grants Monday, among 24 sites around the nat...

VOTE: Which D.C. Landmark Deserves Grant Money?

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dumbarton Oaks or the Darby Store? Meridian Hill Park or Mount Vernon? Congressional Cemetery or Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office?...

Edgar Embraces History at The Mayflower

Erin Ruberry | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Erin Ruberry

Nearly two years ago, The Mayflower's Town & Country Lounge closed its doors, ending an era that began when President Truman lived six blocks away in the White House. Next month it will open Edgar Bar & Kitchen, named for J. Edgar Hoover, who ate at the hotel every day for 25 years.

Ghost And Graveyard Walk Tour In Alexandria, Va.

Marlene Hall | Posted 11.25.2012 | DC
Marlene Hall

Friday night, on the last night of summer, I grabbed six friends to walk the northern loop of the Ghost and Graveyard Walk Tour in Alexandria, Va. I've lived in Northern Virginia most of my life and had never done this tour, so I was giddy with excitement!

Garrett Peck, Cocktail Aficionado, Has A New Book About The Potomac River

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Potomac River has shaped history. It's also an awfully nice place to go for a hike. Both these aspects of the river are explored in ...

Exploring D.C.'s Forgotten History, One Blog Post At A Time

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ghosts of DC is not a blog about paranormal goings-on in the nation's capital. It is more interesting than that. This relatively new...