Farragut Square

Farragut Square in 1919

A Very Different Farragut Square With Flowers and Trees

This is definitely not what the square looks like today. This series of photos, courtesy of the Smithsonian, depict a far more tranquil and pleasant Farragut Square back in 1919.
1888 map of Lafayette Square

1888 Map of Lafayette Square and Farragut Square

It’s Friday and GoDCers love maps! This one is a great map from 1888, showing the area around Lafayette Square and Farragut Square.
intersection of Potomac and Anacostia Rivers as mapped by Peter Hains in1891

Hains Point: How Did It Get Its Name?

Hains point is named for Peter Conover Hains. That was easy. You would know that if you checked Wikipedia, so I’m not really adding any value with this post. But if you go down there and...
Farragut Square circa 1881 (maritimequest.com)

Three Random Stories About Farragut Square

What is the history of Farragut Square in Washington, DC? Read three great stories from its past.