Peirce Mill and Spring House on Thanksgiving Day 1910

It looks almost exactly the same today! The photos were taken on November 24th, 1910 … Happy Thanksgiving!

View of south and west elevations of Peirce Mill, to the left of Tilden Street NW as it rises to cross Rock Creek.
View of south and west elevations of Peirce Mill, to the left of Tilden Street NW as it rises to cross Rock Creek.
Close up view of east and north elevations of the Rock Creek Park spring house. Affixed to the building door is a sign that reads "This spring house is more than 100 years old having been built in 1801 by Isaac Pierce as per inscription on front."
Close up view of east and north elevations of the Rock Creek Park spring house. Affixed to the building door is a sign that reads “This spring house is more than 100 years old having been built in 1801 by Isaac Pierce as per inscription on front.”

Source: Dig DC

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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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