If you’re a serious D.C. history nerd, you’ll find this just as fascinating as I do. It was produced by UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) about a year ago. The voiceover is a little dry, but follow along and watch the whole thing. It’s very interesting.
Here’s a cool screenshot of the final scene, imagining what the Capitol looked like in 1814.
- Read This Book: A Neighborhood Guide to Washington, D.C.’s Hidden History (ghostsofdc.org)
- Mystical Sites – U.S. Capitol (revolutionizingawareness.com)
- Washington, D.C. as It Might Have Been (neatorama.com)