Bird’s-Eye View of Washington in 1883

Check out this amazing map of Washington from 1883. Click on it for a larger version.

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The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.
The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

Source: Library of Congress

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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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