View of the Department of Agriculture, The Smithsonian Castle and the US Capitol taken from atop the Washington Monument

View of Tree-Covered Mall From Washington Monument

Look how different things were well over a hundred years ago. We dug this photo up on Flickr thanks to the DC Public Library.

View of the Department of Agriculture, The Smithsonian Castle and the US Capitol taken from atop the Washington Monument
View of the Department of Agriculture, The Smithsonian Castle and the US Capitol taken from atop the Washington Monument

Source: DC Public Library

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