We’ve never featured Hillbrook, so here’s our first item uncovered for the neighborhood. If you’re from the area, or know someone that lives there, make sure to pass this along.
Here’s a cool map that we dug up in the Harvard University online archives. Source: Harvard College Library
This is a cool New Year’s advertisement that we found in The Washington Post December 31st, 1949.
This is a great story to cross-post with our sister site, Ghosts of Baltimore.
Airline traffic was getting too heavy for National Airport to handle by the end of the 1940s. The region’s second airport was Friendship International Airport (now BWI) near Baltimore. Though it was closer to Baltimore, it still was within a reasonable drive to service Washington. Any future airport development outside…
How times were different back then right? This is an advertisement for Sibley Memorial Hospital from September 1st, 1910, printed in
What a great old photo from World War I. These photos show Camp Meigs in 1918.
Camp Meigs – July 20th, 1918
Source: U.S. National Archives
Camp Meigs – July 4th, 1918
Source: Library of Congress
Check out this great old advertisement that we dug up in The Washington Times from September 7th, 1919.