Video Visualizing Early Washington, D.C.

If you’re a serious D.C. history nerd, you’ll find this just as fascinating as I do. It was produced by UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) about a year ago. The voiceover is a little dry, but follow along and watch the whole thing. It’s very interesting.

Here’s a cool screenshot of the final scene, imagining what the Capitol looked like in 1814.

U.S. Capitol 1814

U.S. Capitol 1814

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