For the past 200 years, they’ve witnessed the nation’s most significant speeches, groundbreaking peace negotiations and joyous celebrations. A closer look at the role and evolution of the White House gardens.
Just in time for its 40th birthday, the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall inside the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has gotten a major makeover.
D.C. is evolving into an eclectic mix of regional and international dishes that is transforming the area into a food capital. To understand how the District finally got on the map, some historical perspective is essential.
The history of cherry blossoms in D.C. goes all the way back to 1912, with the first official festival being held in 1927. Get the full history from WTOP.
There\’s been plenty of interesting baseball history in the city, and author Fred Frommer has gotten it all down in a recent book.
A new Economist poll finds that a majority of Americans would prefer to live again in the bubble gum days of the 1950s.
On May 5, people across the United States will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with
margaritas, mariachi and parades and festivals. But few know the history behind
the day that so many Americans celebrate.
WTOP has assembled a list of some of the strangest road names in the Washington area. Many of these abnormally named arteries are even major commuting routes.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps held its fifth annual Artifact Roadshow offering experts to examine military objects and give owners insights as to what it was, where it came from and how to preserve it.
A piece of military history almost became history in the area, but now it will become part of a sports hall of fame in a local museum.
Andrew Dalton loves studying the Civil War. \”Not too many people can say history happened in their backyard.\”
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.