Now this is interesting. It’s a map from 1891 that shows the street sweeping schedule.

1891 street sweeping map of DC
1891 street sweeping map of DC

Source: Library of Congress

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.