Portion of "Map of the District of Columbia" No. D-287, Commission on the Improvement of the Park System, 1901

1901 Map of Washington

Here’s a map of Washington that we found from 1901. Being over 100 years old, you’ll see quite a few things missing. Teddy Roosevelt Bridge hadn’t been built, neither had the Lincoln or Jefferson memorials. Click on the map and see what else you see (or don’t see).

Portion of "Map of the District of Columbia" No. D-287, Commission on the Improvement of the Park System, 1901
Portion of “Map of the District of Columbia” No. D-287, Commission on the Improvement of the Park System, 1901

Source: University of Texas Libraries

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