1912 Map of Alexandria Waterfront

We dug up this great old Sanborn fire insurance map of Alexandria from 1912.

1912 map of Alexandria waterfront
1912 map of Alexandria waterfront

Take a look at the same area today on Google Maps.

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=rosemont+arlington+va&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Rosemont,+Alexandria,+Virginia&gl=us&ll=38.819752,-77.073378&spn=0.005502,0.011362&t=m&z=14&output=embed]

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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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