1910s

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 pumped. GoDCers love maps! And this is a great one to start with. Here'...

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 building no longer stands. This photo was taken in 1913. S...

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 Parkway. Source: Dig DC

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 of Congress

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 across the street from the Starbucks today (everything is across from ...

1919 Dupont Circle

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

1919 map of Dupont and Farragut

This is what south of Dupont Circle and Farragut looked like in 1919, before the Mayflower was built. Source: Library of Congress

Two Curtiss JN-4H "Jenny" airmail planes parked at the temporary airmail field at Washington, DC’s Polo Field, a small strip of grassy land between the Tidal Basin and Potomac River.

What an awesome old photo of a U.S. Postal Service plane from 1918. Source: Smithsonian

Mass. Ave. Heights in 1913

Whoa, how cool is this photo from 1913? This shows the intersection at 32nd St. and Woodland Dr. NW. Source: Library of Congress Here's the Google Map of the area today.

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