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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Scorecard for 1886 baseball game between Washington Nationals and New York Giants; advertisements printed on borders of card. Printed on card: "Washington, New York." Handwritten on card: "Aug. 18, 1886, Washington, D.C." Penciled notations on scorecard.

1886 Scorecards for the Washington Nationals

What an amazing old baseball find here. This is a scorecard marked up for a …

  • 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!