U.S. Botanical Gardens During the Civil War

This is an awesome photograph that we found at The National Archives.

Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C. by Mathew Brady

Botanical Gardens, Washington D.C. by Mathew Brady

Source: U.S. National Archives

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  • ET

    I always find it interesting to look at old pictures of what is now the Mall and see unmanicured it was and how obsessed now the Park Service and others are about keeping it very manicured.