For Sale: Lager Beer Saloon on Thames

This is cool. In the May 10th, 1865 edition of the Baltimore Sun, this advertisement ran for the sale of a saloon at 98 Thames St. The streets have since been renumbered, but this is between Ann St. and Broadway St.

Baltimore Sun advertisement
Baltimore Sun advertisement

If you also know your Civil War history, May 10th, 1865 is also the day the war officially was declared over (though the last shots were fired on June 22nd).

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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