The Great Republic at the Ritz Carlton in Arlington, Virgina

The Great Republic at the Ritz Carlton in Arlington, Virgina

October 22, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is delighted to announce a collaboration with two of City Center D.C.’s most unique retailers, The Great Republic and Eagle Co.

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WWI Sweetheart Silks

WWI Sweetheart Silks

October 01, 2017

Ever since we displayed this sentimental and patriotic WWI handkerchief on our walls in our Washington DC store, we have been asked countless times to tell the story behind this unique item. So today we are exploring the tale behind this beautiful war memorabilia. 

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Post Civil War DC in "Roose's Companion and Guide to Washington and Vicinity"

Post Civil War DC in "Roose's Companion and Guide to Washington and Vicinity"

September 18, 2017

Today on the blog we are examining a fairly uncommon and very illuminating map of Washington D.C., dating to 1885, created by William S. Roose. Because it was a planned city, the early maps of Washington, DC have always been a particularly accurate way to track the development of the nation’s capital. This map helps us explore the markers of a growing population in postbellum DC, and the projects and infrastructure changes, specifically the 1881 reclamation of the Potomac Flats, that were necessary for the Nation's Capital to thrive.

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Happy 4th of July! Check out the USA 160 Years Ago!

Happy 4th of July! Check out the USA 160 Years Ago!

July 04, 2017

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Semper Fidelis: WWI Marines Poster Added To DC Shop Walls

Semper Fidelis: WWI Marines Poster Added To DC Shop Walls

February 02, 2017

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