Terrific 1886 Panorama of Washington

Here is a series of four great photos from 1886, taken by William Henry Jackson. We dug this up at the Smithsonian’s website.

Source: Smithsonian Institution

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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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  • I think you have the wrong photo inserted for caption number 3. Looks identical to photo #1, and the description doesn’t seem to match up at all with the photo. Great pictures, though!