Awesome Photo of 1865 Haymarket in Washington

haymarket in Washington, DC

What an awesome photograph from the Civil War. This shows a haymarket, with (what I believe to be) the Smithsonian in the background. If I’m mistaken, please let me know what those buildings are.

haymarket in Washington, DC

haymarket in Washington, DC

Source: Library of Congress

Tags:
Get Ghosts of DC by emailYou don't want to miss our best stuff in your inbox!

We'll send you our newest content as soon as it publishes. And, we'll throw in some of the best old content from the last eight years. We have nearly 3,000 posts, so you'll have plenty to read.