A Very Different Farragut Square With Flowers and Trees

This is definitely not what the square looks like today. This series of photos, courtesy of the Smithsonian, depict a far more tranquil and pleasant Farragut Square back in 1919.

Farragut Statue in 1919
Farragut Statue in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919
Farragut Square in 1919

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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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