Day: April 15, 2013

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1907 map of Petworth

Map of Petworth in 1907

Today is Petworth day. Check out the map of Petworth in 1907. And then look how rural it was to the west. Amazing.

Why Is It Named Petworth?

The two estates were owned by Marshall Brown and Colonel John Tayloe III. Tayloe eventually acquired the Brown estate and incorporated it into his estates, named Petworth.

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