Treasury Department on Pennsylvania Avenue in 1890

What a great photo. We uncovered this one at the Historical Society of D.C. website.

View east on Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the Department of Treasury
View east on Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the Department of Treasury

Source: Historical Society of D.C.

BTW, they have so many incredible photos that nobody gets to see because they aren’t online. Send them an email and encourage them to scan and publish all their awesome photos so we can all benefit from them. Their collection is amazing and they provide an invaluable service to our city. Also, donate to them, because we need to support them.

 

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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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