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.
It’s Friday and GoDCers love maps! This one is a great map from 1888, showing the area around Lafayette Square and Farragut Square.
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...
What is the history of Farragut Square in Washington, DC? Read three great stories from its past.