Category Archives: Local History

RIP Jimmy Dean, 1928-2010

The Mount Pleasant Heritage Trail is a self-guided walking tour of the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in Washington, DC. I really like these historical markers, which combine a map and text with photographs and other images from various time periods. This … Continue reading

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Ghost Signs

Day 17: January 17, 2010 Terkelsen Building Terkelsen Machine Co. 326 A Street South Boston When I was a child, I was fascinated by ghosts signs, faded signs painted on the sides of old brick buildings. There were a lot … Continue reading

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