1910s

View from Pennsylvania Avenue NW looking east towards the buildings on the east side of 15th Street as well as the southeast corner of 15th and G Streets. Streetcars and horses and wagons are on streets.

I'm trying to make out where this is today. 15th, Pennsylvania, and G St. don't really intersect. Can you help out and add your...

7th and G St. in 1911

What a cool old photo of 7th and G St. NW in 1911. Source: Dig DC

View of south and west elevations of Peirce Mill, to the left of Tilden Street NW as it rises to cross Rock Creek.

It looks almost exactly the same today! The photos were taken on November 24th, 1910 ... Happy Thanksgiving! Source: Dig DC

Woodrow Wilson stands in the front of a convertible automobile stopped in the intersection of what was then N and Union Streets SW. Wilson, the driver of the car, and two woman in the back look east at something happening on N Street. A crowd gathered under a tree near the car and people in front of 485 N Street also look in the same direction. Two Secret Service agents look at the photographer. Written on the reverse is "Barney Neighborhood House, 470 N Street SW." Wilson had only been President of the US for two months when the photo was taken.

Here is an old photo from May of 1913, showing Woodrow Wilson in a car, driving around Southwest D.C. Source: Dig DC

Happy Sunday, and welcome to map week! Starting now, going through the rest of the week, we're posting a map each day, so get...

View of 1736 I Street NW, a three-story row house that was the last residence of Jefferson Davis. Flanking each side of the structure are partial views of 1738 and 1734 I Street NW.

Check out this cool photo of Jefferson Davis's old home in D.C. at 1736 I St. NW. Unfortunately, like much of historic Washington, the...

Expansive view of Center Market taken from an elevated position on the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and 7th Street NW. A statue of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock is prominnent on the right side of the image which also features pedestrians, streetcars, horse and carriages, bicycles, and automobile traffic.

What a cool scene from 1913. Source: Dig DC

View of a group of hikers walking alongside Rock Creek to the left and an embankment that leads up to the right upon which can be seen a row of buildings. Location is to the west and downhill from the 2800 block of Adams Mill Road NW.

Do you recognize this part of Rock Creek Park? If I'm not mistaken, it's near the entrance to the National Zoo on Rock Creek...

1917 - State, War, and Navy Building

How cool is this old photo from 1917? The French, U.S., and British flags were flying from the State, War, and Navy Building. Source: Library...

British Embassy

Here's a terrific old photo from 1917 of the British Embassy, which was located at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW, just above N St. and...

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