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Thanks to Jon for sharing:

“I was renovating a closet in my Adams Morgan row house and found this jammed behind the shelf. It’s a $2.50 ticket from 1963 to a midnight party with jazz band, Bobby Felder and The Blue Notes, at the Prince Hall Masonic Temple on U (ahem, You) St.

Robert “Bobby” Felder went on to become a music professor at UDC and I found this recent interview with him on YouTube” Read More

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Thanks to Sean for sharing:

“Perfectly preserved section of the The Sunday Star with an advertisement for Kay’s on 7th street. This was used at underlay in a kitchen pantry in Tenleytown. House was built in 1926 papers dated December 19th 1926. $50 for a diamond ring!”

If you have a photo of a neat find from your house, place of work or neighborhood please send an email to [email protected] thanks. Please let me know where/what neighborhood you found it in too. Thanks.

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Update: OP has called 911.

“The police have come and gone. They said that it definitely was an old projectile. A specialist came and x-rayed it to see if there was anything inside the pipe, but it was empty and not live. So, thank goodness that all is well and safe! Thanks to you and everyone who commented!

Unfortunately, I don’t have any insight into how it got there, just seemingly discarded, not even buried, under the porch. I have lived here for 3 years and the prior owners would be in their 80s, but I don’t know anything about them. It could be a “souvenir” that a vet brought back (the police said they find a lot of grenades). But one cop who is about to retire after 28 years on the force said he’s never seen anything like this before!”

“Dear PoPville,

I found this thing that looks like either some kind of lawn ornament or a missile! I found it only slightly buried underneath my front porch in the Kingman Park neighborhood. I have no idea what it is! It’s fairly heavy and made of metal. One of the pics has my hand in it for scale.” Read More

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Thanks to ss for sharing from U Street: “When we dug out the basement of our 1890 rowhome, the crew unearthed an old mason jar, completely intact, that was under the old cement slab. According to the markings on the bottom of the jar, it was created in Harpers Ferry, WV in the 1920s, if I recall correctly. We cleaned it off and still have it. I wish I would have thought about burying something before the poured the new foundation.

It really is remarkable that this thing survived the jackhammering of the cement slab and dig out. Glad the workers saved it too.”

If you have a photo of a neat find from your house, place of work or neighborhood please send an email to [email protected] thanks. Please let me know where/what neighborhood you found it in too. Thanks.

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