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The Old Ebbitt House in 1880: When the District Had 178 Phone Lines

Old Ebbitt House c. 1880
Take a look back in time to 1880 and the Old Ebbitt House in D.C.! Back then, the District had 178 phone lines. See the photograph from the Library of Congress.
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What a terrific photograph of the Old Ebbitt House back in 1880. By 1878 the District had 178 phone lines!

Old Ebbitt House c. 1880
Old Ebbitt House c. 1880

Source: Library of Congress

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