Football was big at the Catholic University of America back in the 1930s, with some well-known names attached to the program.
Antoinette Margot moved to Brookland in 1889 and built an impressive house she called Theodoron. She went on to help found St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
The story of the Soldiers’ Home National Cemetery, started after the first battle of Bull Run in July, 1861.
Poet and Howard University professor Sterling Brown writes an illuminating response to Jeremiah O’Leary’s nostalgic column on growing up in Brookland.
There was once a pickle factory in Brookland. A personal reminiscence.
The story of Wally Pipp, who played for Catholic University, but is more famous for his association with the Yankees and one particular ballplayer.
Before the Monroe Street Market development, a variety of little shops and homes existed on the site.
The story of Archie Edwards and his barbershop on Bunker Hill Road. It became a magnet for blues players from all over.
More history on the construction and design of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
The history of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The cornerstone was laid in 1920.