Another amazing map, courtesy of David Rumsey. The map is based on the first official plan of the city, published by Andrew Ellicott in 1792.

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1795 Plan of the City of Washington
1795 Plan of the City of Washington

Source: David Rumsey map collection.

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.
  • SheilaG

    Outstanding Map!