29 Oct 2018


Lost Capitol Hill: The Stanton Park Ghost

Ghosts have been a part of Capitol Hill from earliest days. Ghosts from the days when the Capitol was being built still haunt the place. During the 19th Century, ghost stories were frequent fodder for the pages of the newspapers, and reporters displayed a remarkable lack of skepticism. Or maybe that was because there was a […]

12 Oct 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: A Common Scold

Last week, we looked at the life of the first interviewer: Anne Royall. Today, a little more about her time on Capitol Hill – and especially when she found herself on the wrong end of public opinion. When Royall returned to Capitol Hill in January, 1829 to finish the third of her ‘Black Books’ she […]

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