GoDCers Love Maps Plan for the Navy Yard in 1881 Jul 22, 2013 We found this great old plan for the Washington Navy Yard at the Library of Congress. It shows the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were on June 1st, 1881. Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881. Source: Library of Congress Ghosts of DC via EmailWant to get our great content sent to you by email? Sign up here and we'll stay in touch!