Grant Circle and Petworth in 1916

This is a set of maps from 1916, showing a very different, and sparsely developed Petworth.

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map of Grant Circle in 1916
map of Grant Circle in 1916
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map of Grant Circle in 1916
map of Grant Circle in 1916

 

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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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  • Valerie

    What is the source of these maps? I’d like to look for the legend to see what some of the markings mean.

  • Mimi

    Yes, please do share the source of the maps. We’re a block or two over from all of them and I’d love to find our house.

  • Popeye D. Saylorman

    I would like to this area as a satellite google map from 1916. I will pay top dollar to anyone who can provide me with such.