Did I get too excited with that title? These are so cool. It’s hard to believe that much of the District was rural at any point, but checking out this map, you can see that much of our city, outside of Boundary Road (Florida Ave.) was rural, dotted with little towns and neighborhoods. So, enjoy your pre-lunch time suck.
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.