Check out this great map of Dupont Circle in 1919. At the intersection of Connecticut and N St. you can see what used to be the British Embassy. Source: Library of Congress
This is what south of Dupont Circle and Farragut looked like in 1919, before the Mayflower was built. Source: Library of Congress
This is a great old map of the Old Naval Hospital shared by loyal GoDCer Michael. Thanks for sending! It’s extremely helpful to get great content from GoDCers when I’m up absurdly late with Ghost Baby.
How cool is this old map of Columbia Heights and 16th St. NW? Click on it for a much larger version and start exploring to see what you recognize. Who knows … maybe you’ll see your place. There are quite ...
This is a terrific old map of Washington from 1887. Source: Library of Congress
Here is a cool map of the area around the current Vice President’s residence off of Mass. Ave. This is what the same area looks like today on Google Maps.
Check out this 1887 map of a much smaller Rockville. This was way back when Grover Cleveland was the U.S. President, and just about two decades since the Civil War. Source: Library of Congress This is what the same area ...
Here is a terrific old map of the plan for the federal city. Source: Library of Congress
Check out this amazing map of Washington from 1883. Click on it for a larger version. Source: Library of Congress
Where were the police and fire stations located in Washington back in 1880? Check out this great old map. Source: Library of Congress This was done by the same people that did the great 1880 property values map, street sweeping ...