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  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited the division of lots : made under a commission from the High Court of Chancery of the state of Maryland and directed to Dan'l Carroll of Duddington, Thomas Peter, and Nicholas King.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington on which is exhibited ...

    Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers in the area of Northwest D.C. bounded by N, Ninth, G, and Fifteenth streets. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Indexed for and color-coded to landowners' names. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the White House].

    [Map of part of central Washington D.C. to the east of the Wh...

    Covers area bounded by K St., 3rd St., Constitution Av., 15th St., New York Av., and Vermont Av. N.W. Shows unidentified districts, block numbers, and some block dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Wash...

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country.

    James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding cou...

    Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and ...

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital...

    Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. "34." LC copy missing edge sections ...

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • 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 on 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...

    The earliest extant plan of Washington D.C., known as "The L'Enfant Plan." At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Dark and light inks, watercolors, and lead pencil annotations (some erased). ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 /

    A description of the situation and plan of the city of Washin...

    Text only; does not include map. "London, York Hotel, Bridge-street, Black-friars, March 12, 1793." LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. 1 broadside ; 42 x 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Walker, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Columbia].

    [Map of the city of Washington and suburbs, District of Colum...

    Partial cadastral map showing some lots in suburban areas. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Title devised by cataloger. India ink. All block numbers and some place-names are printed on small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.].

    16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th St...

    Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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
  • Square 18 : [Washington D.C.?] /

    Square 18 : [Washington D.C.?] /

    Cadastral map covering area bounded by Chestnut Av., Railroad Av., and Eleventh St. Unclear that area is in Washington D.C. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Stained and soiled. Includes notes. On verso in ...

    • Contributor: Taber, A. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 1...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Territoire de Columbia /

    Territoire de Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 stained, ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • 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
  • Territory of Columbia /

    Territory of Columbia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • Square south of square no. 667, city of Washington /

    Square south of square no. 667, city of Washington /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Water, W, 1st, nd V streets S.W. in the area formerly called Carrollsburg. Date mentioned in text on verso: 26th day of June 1794. Title from ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799
  • Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet ...

    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    Map of the state of Virginia /

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • 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
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

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

    Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Sub division of square 1013, containing 44,805 sqr. feet : [southeastern Washington, D.C.].

    Sub division of square 1013, containing 44,805 sqr. feet : [s...

    Scale ca. 1:480. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil. Cadastral map. From the Breckinridge family papers. Covers the area bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Thirteenth Street, B Street, Kentucky Avenue, and Lincoln Park. 1 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink ...

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

    Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation o...

    Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [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
  • B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest /

    B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city...

    Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Union forts on Maryland shore

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • 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
  • A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law /

    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet ...

    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of ...

    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • [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
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

    Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of buildings. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • [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 1751 thru 1794 of which 2 are named "Youngsborough" and "Gleanings." "The annexed plat ... made by order of the Honb. the Judges of the Circuit Court ...

    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Topography of the federal city, 1791 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Ms. map with original streets, roads, buildings, Washington city boundary (old), and hydrography in col. pencil on photocopy (ozalid) base. Relief shown by contours and shading. Shows "Site of President's House" and ...

    • Contributor: Hawkins, Don
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • 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 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
  • Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • 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
  • 5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

    5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to ...

    Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (ink) ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers and measuring tape attachment for instantly locating points of interest within a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol /

    Map of Washington, D.C., and environs : with marginal numbers...

    Covers part of D.C., not "a radius of twenty miles from the Capitol." Depths shown by soundings. Includes inset, sector diagram, and source materials notes. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Silversparre, Axel
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Square 796 : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral map of block bounded by Virginia Av., 3rd, G, and 4th streets S.E. India ink with later notes and additions in lead pencil. Soiled and trimmed. 1 map : ms. ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol--Washington D.C. 1941 /

    Development of the central area west and east of the Capitol-...

    Indexed for points of interest. "1-94." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1941
  • Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] /

    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from...

    Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the ...

    • Contributor: Evans, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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: 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
  • [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 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
  • 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
  • Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied by various government activities : 1917 /

    Washington, the Mall and vicinity, public buildings occupied ...

    Cadastral map showing government buildings, all other buildings, and public lands. At head of title: No. II. On verso: 2. LC copy 2 mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Public Buildings Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Square no. 275 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map of block bounded by 13th, T, 12th, and S streets N.W. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, blue pencil, and lead pencil. Fold-lined, cracked at edges, trimmed, and taped ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
  • Washington /

    Washington /

    Includes text. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and annotated in lead pencil in left margin: Proposed bridge L'Enfant. 1 map : hand col. ; 21 x 24 cm.

    • Contributor: Luffman, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.), 111.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van America, en ter bestendige verblijfplaats van het Congres, naa het jaar 1800.

    Plan der stad Washington : bestemd tot de hoofdstad van Ameri...

    Shows proposed government buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From A. van der Kroe's Vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen waarin boeken en schriften, Amsterdam, 1793, Z1007.V12. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Kroe, A. Van Der
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    [Dotted line map of Washington, D.C., 1791, before Aug. 19th].

    Shows survey lines and proposed public squares parks. Relief shown by hachures. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Ms. survey map drawn by P.C. L'Enfant. Oriented with north toward ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • 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
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropolis of America, and established as the permanent residence of Congress after the year 1800 /

    Plan of the city of Washington : now building for the metropo...

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Georgetown. From Universal magazine, July 1793, facing p. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes latitude/longitude statement. LC ...

    • Contributor: Bent, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1793
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] /

    [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C...

    "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • [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
  • 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...

    Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter.

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

    Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : ms., col. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1796
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. DLC Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [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
  • District of Columbia.

    District of Columbia.

    Shows major streets and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. "37." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835