1909 Map of Friendship Heights

This is a cool old 1909 map of the area around Friendship Heights and Chevy Chase. Thanks to GoDCer Claire for pointing out that we didn’t have Friendship Heights in our neighborhoods menu. Enjoy the map Claire!

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1909 map of Friendship Heights
1909 map of Friendship Heights

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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  • Alex Barriger

    Is Keokuk Street the precursor to Military? Why (and when) the name change? Looks like it was originally named after an ironclad Navy ship sunk by the Confederates (or after Chief Keokuk, who was the inspiration for the ship’s name and an important U.S. ally in the early- to mid-1800s).