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.

1795 Plan of the City of Washington
1795 Plan of the City of Washington
[Click here for larger version.]

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!