Tag: 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...
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.
First Lieutenant Peter C. Hains, 1862. Photo by James F. Gibson (Library of Congress)

Why Is It Named Hains Point?

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...
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.