Rosslyn: The Brooklyn of Washington

Rosslyn City, the Brooklyn of Washington - 1889

This is great. It’s an advertisement from The Washington Post on September 8th, 1889.

Rosslyn City, the Brooklyn of Washington - 1889

Rosslyn City, the Brooklyn of Washington – 1889

While we’re on the topic, do you know how it got its name?, or where Ballston got its name?

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