Amazing 1860s View from Capitol Hill

Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest

We can’t remember if we’ve posted this photo in the past, but it’s such a good one, that it doesn’t really matter.

Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest - Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich's Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley Coal (Wood & Coal), Depot House, C. Boyle, and Door, Sash & Blind Factory

Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from Capitol Hill, looking northwest – Northwest view with 1st, B, C, D streets, and Indiana Ave. in the foreground; view includes the Washington Jail, Aldrich’s Wholesale Flour, Grain & Feed Warehouse, Dyers American House, Shamokin & Lykins Valley Coal (Wood & Coal), Depot House, C. Boyle, and Door, Sash & Blind Factory

Source: Library of Congress

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