Washington’s Newspaper Row in 1874

Below is a great engraving from Harper’s back in 1874. It depicts the old newspaper row in Washington.

Newspaper row in 1874
“Newspaper Row, Washington, D.C.” Engraving from “Harper’s New Monthly Magazine” (Jan. 1874). 30-N-31-629.
 

More from Ghosts of DC

General view of the city from the south toward the Treasury Building and the White House. Cows are grazing near Tiber Creek.

When Cows Grazed by the White House

This is so amazing. The National Archives has a ton of incredible photographs that we dug through this past weekend. Check this out. You can

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Margaret Clark." A Christmas tree with all the trimmings, and a Buick. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Merry Christmas in 1920

Merry Christmas to all GoDCers! We’ll be taking a break from posting until the new year.