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1895 Bird’s Eye View of Brookland

Fascinating 1895 bird's-eye view of Brookland in Washington, DC.
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Brookland in 1895
Brookland in 1895
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Source: Library of Congress

The map reads:

This subdivision is situated one and one-half miles north of Florida Avenue, and is the same distance from the United States Capitol as Mount Pleasant. It is five squares from South Brookland Station, on the Metropolitan Branch of the “B. & O. R. R.,” and is only a short walk from the Electric Cars.

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