Great Photo of West Wing and Washington Monument

Doing a little evening photo surfing and came across this stunning one from the Smithsonian’s archives. The building on the left is the West Wing and the one on the right is the State, War and Navy Building. And off in the distance, is the Washington Monument (of course).

West Executive Ave. and the Washington Monument (1919)
West Executive Ave. and the Washington Monument (1919)

Here’s another one we dug up.

West Wing of the White House with Washington Monument in background
West Wing of the White House with Washington Monument in background

 

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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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