1851 Map of the City of Washington, D.C.

Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. / James Keily, surveyor. - 1851 (Library of Congress)

What an amazing old map of Washington, D.C. in 1851. I found this gem on the Library of Congresswebsite. Click on it for a much larger version.

Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. / James Keily, surveyor. - 1851 (Library of Congress)

Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. / James Keily, surveyor. – 1851 (Library of Congress)

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