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  • Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the position and dimensions of all the buildings as they were June 1st 1881.

    Plan of the Navy Yard at Washington, D.C. : showing the posit...

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Black, brown, blue, and red inks. Rubber-stamped: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Faced with gauze, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

    Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house st...

    Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. showing land tracts and householders' names].

    [Property survey map of the eastern end of Washington D.C. sh...

    Shows tracts named Bealls Adventure Englarged, Fortune Enlarged, Bailys Purchase, Aaron, and Stony Hill. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript--ink and pencil. Hemmed with green cloth. On verso in pencil: From the filed ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

    A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warran...

    Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. 1 map : ms. ; 47 x 36 cm., on ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed ...

    • Contributor: Morrison, George A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. "Published by J. Stockdale Piccadilly 16th Sep'r 1798." From Isaac Weld's Travels through the states of North America ..., 1799. LC ...

    • Contributor: Weld, Isaac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    The nation's capital : [Washington D.C.] /

    Shows radial distances, locations of "Committee on Public Comfort" and "Inaugural Committee," and block numbers. Includes list of presidential inaugurations, directory of "Inaugural Committee, March 4, 1909," street width directory, and U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Weller, M. I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, W...

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 460 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads ...

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D.C.].

    [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Shows householders' names. In upper left sheet corner: Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. India ink and violet wash. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head...

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    Map of Carroll's land : [central Washington, D.C.] /

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known as "Hooker's Division," which contains 50 saloons and 109 bawdy-houses--list of 61 places where liquor is sold with government [sic] but without city licenses.

    Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C....

    Cadastral map. Newspaper clipping. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory of unlicensed premises, and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: I Taylor, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of the estate of William Baily Esq. situated in the city of Washington ... : surveyed by order of the Commissioners Nov. 4th 1794, George Fenwick /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the propert...

    Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia /

    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containing 49,000 sqr. ft. : [southeastern Washington, D.C.].

    Sub-division of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 in square 1037, containin...

    Scale ca. 1:900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Fourteenth Street, B Street, and Thirteenth Street. 1 map ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. /

    Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washing...

    Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Imperfect: brittle, missing small sections along sheet edges, fold-lined. Includes general "Explanation" index and "Light battery explanation" index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Cushing, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the Anacostia River /

    [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Darkened and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 3 insets. 1 map : col., ms. ; 45 x 57 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Watermark: SL. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC copy accompanied by printed exhibit caption slip, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: The final version of ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. /

    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the perma...

    Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    Map of the state of Virginia /

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey...

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, ...

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Plan of square no. 378 : showing the true course of the creek running through it at the time it was changed in eighteen hundred & twenty six, & the present direction, since the change /

    Plan of square no. 378 : showing the true course of the creek...

    Cadastral map of block bounded by 10th, E, 9th, and D streets N.W. "Copy from the original record in my office, F.C. de Krafft S.C.W., July 5, 1828." Watermark: Budgen, (fleur-de-lis under ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1828
  • Plat of survey of land conveyed by Wm. D.C. Murdock to his daughters being part of "St. Philip & Whitehaven" in Washington County, District of Columbia /

    Plat of survey of land conveyed by Wm. D.C. Murdock to his da...

    Cadastral survey map of single land tract, location unclear. "May 9th 1873." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Includes table of survey data. 1 map : ms., col. ; ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, B. D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Bird's-eye view of Washington, D.C.--the nation's capital /

    Low-angle view. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing; copy 2 torn ...

    • Contributor: Green, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Union forts on Maryland shore

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, Plain Dealing and Mount Pleasant] /

    [Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant ...

    Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical tables. 1 map : ms. ; 43 x 31 cm.

    • Contributor: Fenwick, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    Partial cadastral map showing buildings and householders' names beyond city limits. Relief shown by contours. Also shows radial distances from White House. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    [Tax survey map of squares 671 and 672, N.E. Washington D.C.].

    Shows dimensions for the blocks bounded by New York Av., 1st, M, and North Capitol streets N.E. "Dec--13--1884." "Square 671 valued $2,125.00. Square 672 valued $17,440.00." Title devised by cataloger. India ink. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    Washington, the beautiful capital of the nation.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1922
  • View of Washington City.

    View of Washington City.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view of central Washington toward the west and northwest with The Capitol in foreground. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by E. Sachse & Co. Balto. ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square west of sq. 471 : showing the docks and wharves described in lease and also the part occupied by Stephenson & Bro. : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plat of survey of Wm. M. Rapley's property fronting square we...

    Cadastral survey map covering waterfront area between 7th and 8th streets S.W. Black, brown, and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Faced with gauze, torn, missing section at corner, halved, rubber-stamped, and ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 3716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section -- v. 2. N.E., S.E., [and] S.W. [sections] -- v. 3. [Suburbs, N.W.]. ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909

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  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Cover title: Washington City. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements].

    [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone str...

    Also shows block and ward numbers. Hand col. to show street paving types for 1872 and 1873. At head of legend: Nov. 1st 18[missing] pavements. Base map title: Map of the city ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year 1800 /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "Remarks" and coat-of-arms. ...

    • Contributor: Reid, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland /

    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryla...

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel ...

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing walking routes between major public buildings and squares].

    [Map of Washington D.C. central business district showing wal...

    Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes table of areas of squares, walking distances, and times. 1 map : ms., cloth backing ; 21 x 48 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    Title in left lower margin: Full-color facsimile of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington. Full color facsim. of the earliest extant plan of Washington D.C. (The L'Enfant ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and en...

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of the proposed World's Exposition of 1892 and Permanent Exposition of the Three Americas /

    Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of ...

    Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 view : col. ; 60 x 90 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson, E. Kurtz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint dated "Jan. 1929" printed in red. "Culture revised in 1927 ..." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Cadastral map of part of S.W. Washington D.C. showing land tracts and buildings belonging to Notley Young].

    [Cadastral map of part of S.W. Washington D.C. showing land t...

    Shows block numbers and dimensions, buildings, fences, and street names. Covers area bounded by Water, F, 6th, and K streets S.W. Title devised by cataloger. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. At upper ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Shows Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Potomac waterfront. "Copyright secured by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 109 Available also ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Square no. 653, city of Washington /

    Square no. 653, city of Washington /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by South Capitol, O, Half, and N streets S.W. "8 cents per square foot ... 20 May 1800." Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: C W ...

    • Contributor: Dermott, James R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Cadastral survey  map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the junction of Bladensburg and Benning Roads N.E.].

    Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near ...

    In upper left corner: [Be]ginning of [remainder missing]. "This plat was copied from an old torn map & which was very incorrectly made--12th Nov'r 1855." Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Oriented with north ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • District of Columbia and part of Maryland and Virginia :

    District of Columbia and part of Maryland and Virginia :

    Scale ca. 1:62,500. Hand colored. From the President Woodrow Wilson papers. 1 map : col. ; 47 x 69 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the city of Washington.

    Plan of the city of Washington.

    At upper left: Literary Magazine. From Literary magazine and British review, Jan. 1793, opp. p. 49 (AP3.L62). "Published as the Act directs Feb. 1, 1793 for the Proprietors by J. Good, Bond ...

    • Contributor: Good, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore].

    [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Bal...

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: J Whatman, Budgen, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text and notes. LC copy soiled, torn, and annotated in ink at upper right: This map is ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Watermark: [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Copy 1 fold-lined and mounted ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-century land ownership].

    [Map of northeastern Washington D.C. showing 18th and 19th-ce...

    "Explanation of the land sold by Mr. D.C. Marshal in 18[3?]3 ..." Lead pencil and ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, sectioned to 3 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes. 1 map ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile distances from Washington. Map of the battleground [at Manassas] showing 5 mile distances from Washington.  Map of the Fortress Monroe, showing 1 mile distances from the fortress.

    Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile di...

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 15 Imperfect. Left center portion is wanting. Each map indicates forts, towns, railroads, and rivers. Insets: Position of forces at Bull Run. 8 x ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Watermarks: Budgen, GR, [crown over fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. LC copies ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Copy, square 533 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Copy, square 533 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Partial cadastral map of block bounded by Indiana Av., 3rd, C, 4 1/2, and D streets N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Includes text, statistical table, and computations. Fold-lined, missing small sections along ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien /

    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr....

    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds...

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    View looking northwest from Anacostia : [Washington D.C.] /

    Bird's-eye view with Anancostia River at bottom and horizon/sky at top. Oriented with north toward the upper right. In lower margin: Copyright 1901 by John L. Trout, Washington, D.C. Painted in watercolor, ...

    • Contributor: Trout, John L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th Jul...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C. /

    World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C. /

    Low-angle aerial view. On earlier printings: *GPO:2004--304-337/00035; on later printings: *GPO:2004--304-337/00207. Title from panel. Oriented with north to the right. LC has 2 copies. DLC Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2004
  • [Territory of Columbia].

    [Territory of Columbia].

    Relief shown by hachures. City boundary labelled: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Title from later printed ed. Pen-and-ink ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plat of land lying between road to Benning's Bridge & Cool Spring Road.

    Plat of land lying between road to Benning's Bridge & Cool Sp...

    Survey map of area bounded by the present Benning Rd., Oklahoma Av., and 21st St. N.E., Washington D.C. Title handwritten in pencil on cloth backing. Manuscript--ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Includes 3 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in the area bounded by The Mall, North Capitol St., Tiber Creek, N St. N.W., and Seventh St. N.W.] /

    [Survey of the original landholdings in Washington D.C. in th...

    Cadastral map showing tracts dated 1687 thru 1794 of which 3 are named "Port Royal," "Gleanings," and "Youngsborough." "The annexed plat ... made by Order of the Hon. the Judges of the ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • [Cadastral map of block possibly in Washington D.C.].

    [Cadastral map of block possibly in Washington D.C.].

    Covers block bounded by Chestnut Av., Eleventh St., and Railroad Av. Unclear that area is in Washington D.C. Orientation not indicated. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Stained, torn, fold-lined, and trimmed at corners. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Washington, D.C.--central city.

    Shows major streets, principal government buildings, parks, and public lands. Washington metro-area road map at scale ca. 1:250,000 on verso. In lower margin on recto: 0800 10/94; on verso: 0799 10/94. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1994
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793].

    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in centra...

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • [Partial cadastral map of the district around the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.].

    [Partial cadastral map of the district around the Center Mark...

    Covers area bounded by 12th, D, 6th streets N.W., and the Washington Canal. Shows lots, lot numbers, and dimensions only in 4 squares. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Stained ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1836
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792 and in 1911.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792 and in 1911.

    Cadastral map showing 1792 land tracts and owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. 1792 information overprinted in green on 1911 base street map of central Washington showing block numbers. Planimetric ...

    • Contributor: Owen, W. O.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square." "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • City of Washington, statistical maps /

    City of Washington, statistical maps /

    Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880

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  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Map of the seat of war!

    Another issue. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in the vicinity of the Center Market and Tiber Creek].

    [Map of part of Washington D.C. central business district in ...

    Covers area bounded by F, 6th, and 10th streets, and Constitution Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Torn, stained, patched, and edged in cloth. Annotated on cloth ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia : complete in four volumes /

    Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District ...

    Phillips 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 3. [N.W. section, north of Florida Ave.] -- v. 4. [N.E. section north of Florida Ave., ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907

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  • Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

    Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River ne...

    "Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

    Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virg...

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Road overprint in red dated "Jan. 1929." "Culture revised in 1927 ..." From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Annotated in red ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young.

    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situat...

    Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, ...

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America /

    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : e...

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Also has red-ink lines drawn in some streets to show utility (sewer?) system. Includes indexed table of "References." LC copy missing edge sections, mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC /

    Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes text, notes, and coat-of-arms. Soiled, mounted on cloth backing, edged with artificial leather ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792