View of Georgetown, D.C. in the 1850s

This is a great view of what Georgetown looked like in the 1850s.

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View of Georgetown D.C. / lith. and printed in colors by E. Sachse & Co.
View of Georgetown D.C. / lith. and printed in colors by E. Sachse & Co.

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  • Ted Coltman

    Was this view sketched from Camp Hill/Observatory Hill? What are the buildings in the right foreground?

    • M_B_G

      I included this in my book Foggy Bottom and the West End (paper and iBook). On the succeeding page is the Boschke map which would allow one to determine the vantage point on Observatory Hill.