There’s no doubt DC is packed with history, but that history actually dates back millions of years. Obviously, you won’t find dinosaurs in the area anymore, but you will find some dinosaur signs.
Look for one the next time you’re on Capitol Hill along F Street SE. A stretch of the roadway near the corner of First Street is now called Capitalsaurus Court and features a commemorative street sign to mark the spot.
In the late 1800s, crews were working on the street to lay down a sewer pipe, but they ended up making a major find. During excavation work, the crews uncovered a section of dinosaur vertebra and some other bone fragments about 45 feet underground.
It’s likely those dinosaur fossils were at least 100 million years old. For years…