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Exploring East Capitol Street in 1888: A Map of Wood and Brick Buildings

Explore East Capitol Street in 1888 with this historic map. Find wood and brick buildings from over a century ago. Discover a piece of DC history with this interactive map from the Library of Congress.
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If you live east of the Capitol, check out this map and see if you can find your house. The pink buildings are brick structures and the yellow are wood frame buildings. I’m guessing that a large number of these buildings are still standing.

1888 map of East Capitol St.
1888 map of East Capitol St.

Source: Library of Congress

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