The Smithsonian Castle in 1867

Amazing old photograph of the Smithsonian Castle back in 1867, a couple years after the Civil War.

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Smithsonian Institution Building, “The Castle,” c. 1867.
Smithsonian Institution Building, “The Castle,” c. 1867.

Source: Smithsonian

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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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  • Jessica Ferrer

    Impressive!!!