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

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.