Recognize any places in this map of Petworth? It’s from 1921 and shows a bit of development from the 1907 map that we posted a while back. Make sure you click on it for a detailed version.

1921 map of Petworth
1921 map of Petworth

Source: Library of Congress

P.S. Do you know why it’s called Petworth?

 

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"Dome Oil Co., Takoma Park." In Maryland in 1921, a gritty diorama of the Petroleum Age.

Dome Gas in Takoma

This photo is of the old Dome gas service station in Takoma (or possibly Takoma Park). The caption says Takoma Park, but according to this