Panoramic View of 1865 Washington

What an amazing photograph. It’s a little grainy, but you can make out some of the buildings, including the patent office.

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panoramic view of Washington in 1865
panoramic view of Washington in 1865

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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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