1892 Map of Rural Area Around Tenley

How cool is this old map? It shows a very rural upper northwest Washington in 1892, with the area surrounding what is now Tenleytown. This map is from a U.S. Coast and Geodetic survey.

Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods.  Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue).
Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods.
Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue).

Source: Library of Congress

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