Ghosts of DC

Dumbarton House (formerly Bellevue) on Q Street: George Washington Stayed Here

Dumbarton House (formerly Bellevue) on Q Street: George Washington Stayed Here

This is a photo of a beautiful old mansion which still sits in upper Georgetown. Formerly known  The home was called Bellevue and sat about 100 feet south of where it sits today on Q Street.

Que Street NW between 27 and 28, "Bellevue" Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here - #544

Que Street NW between 27 and 28, “Bellevue” Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here – #544

Source: Dig DC

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Phil Hochberg, Voice of the Washington Senators

Phil Hochberg, Voice of the Washington Senators

The 1962 Congressional Baseball Game at D.C. (later RFK) Stadium.  Phil on the left, Speaker John McCormick is throwing out the first ball and Minority Leader Charlie Halleck is standing to the Speaker’s left.  In the background, you can see Senators’ Manager Mickey Vernon

The 1962 Congressional Baseball Game at D.C. (later RFK) Stadium. Phil on the left, Speaker John McCormick is throwing out the first ball and Minority Leader Charlie Halleck is standing to the Speaker’s left. In the background, you can see Senators’ Manager Mickey Vernon

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This is Where Jefferson Davis Lived in D.C.

This is Where Jefferson Davis Lived in D.C.

Check out this cool photo of Jefferson Davis’s old home in D.C. at 1736 I St. NW. Unfortunately, like much of historic Washington, the building no longer stands. This photo was taken in 1913.

View of 1736 I Street NW, a three-story row house that was the last residence of Jefferson Davis. Flanking each side of the structure are partial views of 1738 and 1734 I Street NW.

View of 1736 I Street NW, a three-story row house that was the last residence of Jefferson Davis. Flanking each side of the structure are partial views of 1738 and 1734 I Street NW.

Source: Dig DC

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