Tag Archives: 1900s

1901 Map of Washington

Portion of "Map of the District of Columbia" No. D-287, Commission on the Improvement of the Park System, 1901

Here’s a map of Washington that we found from 1901. Being over 100 years old, you’ll see quite a few things missing. Teddy Roosevelt Bridge hadn’t been built, neither had the Lincoln or Jefferson memorials. Click on the map and …

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Three Lost D.C. Saloons

D. Mullany's Saloon at 14th and E St. NW in 1913

We haven’t done a good “Three Things …” post in a while, so here’s one listing three old saloons in Washington. We dug through the old newspaper archives and came across a classified listing of businesses in The Washington Post from …

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