1907 Map of Area Around Cathedral

1907 map

Here’s a really great old map of the area surrounding the National Cathedral. Check out how the land was owned by the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation.

1907 map

1907 map

Also, notice the land owned by Francis Newlands. He was a U.S. Representative from Nevada and eventually Senator. He was also a partner in the Chevy Chase Land Company responsible for developing the eponymous neighborhood in upper northwest D.C.

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