Robert Pohl

Robert Pohl worked for many years as a computer programmer but recovered from that and became a full time stay-at-home dad. With his son now in school, he has expanded his horizons and become a self-taught historian. He has written books about his house as well as Emancipation in the District of Columbia. You can reach Robert at Robert[at]thehillishome.com

Robert Pohl
23 May 2022

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Belva Lockwood’s Tricycle

Last week, we looked at an article from Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly magazine, and in particular, one page containing a number of sketches showing life in D.C. This week, we will concentrate on one of those images. It shows a woman seated on a tricycle with two large wheels in the front and a smaller […]


22 May 2022

News:

From the MPD Blotter

Arrests and other crime information in the area, directly from MPD. If you have a tip, you can always call 202-727-9099. You can also send info anonymously to the TEXT TIP LINE by texting 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment […]


17 May 2022
16 May 2022

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Familiar Sights of the National Capital

Many years ago, I found – no idea where – a page of a magazine entitled “Familiar Sights of the National Capital,” and consisting of a series of vignettes of life in Washington D.C. While downloading it, I made a note that it was supposed have come from an 1892 issue “American Magazine,” but that […]


15 May 2022

From the MPD Blotter

Arrests and other crime information in the area, directly from MPD. If you have a tip, you can always call 202-727-9099. You can also send info anonymously to the TEXT TIP LINE by texting 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment […]


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