What Did Tysons Look Like in the 1960s and 1970s? - Ghosts of DC
After our great post the other day on the origin of Tysons' name, we went digging around the Internet to find some old photos of Tysons Corner. Check out
Menu (yes, a board) from the Chesapeake Bay Seafood House in the "Seasons" building on Bethesda Avenue. The grease traps in the garage below were a sight to behold.
From Fairfax 275, a nice color photo of the Seven Corners Shopping Center sign. Year for pic not provided. Sign was there from 1956-1977. (Thanks to David K.) Via Andrew Ratliff ~ Back In The Day Northern Virginia (our memories)
Ponyland at Bailey's Crossroads in Virginia. This may have been my first pony ride. It led to a lifetime passion for equines. Years later, we were fortunate to have owned five fabulous horses.
McDonald's 6729 Arlington Boulevard Falls Church, VA This is one of the first McDonald's in the area, as far as I can tell. Still has the large sign and there still is no drive-thru. This is the only stand alone without a drive-thru that I can think Thousands of jobs in your area are looking to hire immediately!