Washington’s Newspaper Row in 1874

Below is a great engraving from Harper’s back in 1874. It depicts the old newspaper row in Washington.

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Newspaper row in 1874
“Newspaper Row, Washington, D.C.” Engraving from “Harper’s New Monthly Magazine” (Jan. 1874). 30-N-31-629.

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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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