What … did I spell this incorrectly? Nope, but you should checkout this post about the history of the neighborhood’s name.

This map shows the area back in 1903 and it’s fascinating to see up close.

1903 map of Tennallytown
1903 map of Tennallytown

Source: Library of Congress

And here is the Google Map from today.

 

More from Ghosts of DC

1917. Arlington, Virginia. "Fort Myer officer training camp mess." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

The Smiling Army Cook

Great photo. You can’t help but smile back when you look at it. The guy in the photo is an army cook at Ft. Myer

reward for stolen sailboat

$10 Reward for Stolen Sailboat

Here’s an ad in the paper that you’re not terribly likely to see today. It was printed in the Daily Evening Star on July 5th,