Good Hope Road in 1916

Take a look at how different Good Hope Road in Anacostia looked in 1916.

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Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916
Anacostia and Good Hope Road in 1916

And below is the Google Map of the same area, with a pin marking the intersection of Good Hope Road and 19th Pl. SE.

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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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  • William

    I grew up on Good Hope Road in the 60’s and 70’s, and my elderly neighbor, Mr. Brown at 1918 Good Hope Road SE used to show me old aerial photographs of these greenhouses, around the late 60’s–I always thought this was so interesting!