Alexandria As It Looked in 1940

Here is a series of cool old photos from Alexandria taken on September 23rd, 1940.

Alexandria, Va. Gabby's Tavern at left. Spire of old City Hall
Alexandria, Va. Gadsby’s Tavern at left. Spire of old City Hall
Lower Prince St. Alexandria, Virginia
Lower Prince St. Alexandria, Virginia
River front Potomac at Alexandria
River front Potomac at Alexandria
Old tavern, Alexandria
Old tavern, Alexandria

Source: Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection

 

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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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