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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land called "St. Elisabeth," situated on the east side of the Anacostia River in the county of Washington, D.C. : surveyed into one acre lots for sale to freedmen /

    Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land call...

    Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Covers Barry Farms subdivision, S.E. Washington D.C. Pen-and-ink with small additions in lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Oriented with north toward the upper left. ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • [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
  • 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
  • Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company between Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Md., and adjacent land holdings : from latest official authorities & actual surveys /

    Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore a...

    Partial cadastral map showing owners' names and acreages of larger landholdings in districts adjacent to the B&O R.R. in Washington D.C. and Montgomery County (Md.). "Entered according to act of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Fava Naeff & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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 hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.].

    Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] /

    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince Wil...

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing ...

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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
  • Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing portion there of occupied by tracks of P.B & W.R.R. Co. /

    Washington, property of Sidney Bieber and heirs showing porti...

    Covers part of area now occupied by Congressional Cemetery, Barney Circle S.E., and Conrail right-of-way. Partial cadastral map. Blueprint. "P.A.E. Wilm. 11-5-'06." "5649." "14-A." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Company. Maryland Division
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of the Capitol : colored red, with the manner in which it is proposed to lay off the same in building lots, as described in the report to the Sup't of the city to which this is annexed /

    Map exhibiting the property of the U.S. in the vicinity of th...

    Covers area bounded by 2nd St. east, D St. south, 6th St. west, and D St. north, including eastern part of the Mall. Relief shown by shading. Partial cadastral map showing buildings, ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1815
  • The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    The altograph of Washington City, or, stranger's guide :

    Selected points of interest shown pictorially. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1892 by James T. DuBois ..." Area beyond city limits not drawn to scale. Includes directory of "Where to ...

    • Contributor: Dubois, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

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

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This map shows ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Color coding shows the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 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
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Union forts on Maryland shore

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. Shows the names ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Palisades of the Potomac /

    Upper Potomac park project to preserve the Great Falls and Pa...

    Covers Potomac River Valley between Watkins Island and Long Bridge. Shows existing and proposed parks. "September--1927." "Chart 28." "39872-29. (Face p. 60.) No. 1." Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • 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 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 n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    T.p. mounted on inside of front cover of each v. Phillips 4552 Phillips 11775 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • [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
  • [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
  • District of Columbia /

    District of Columbia /

    Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods. Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue). Relief shown by contours and hachures. Engraver's statement does not appear on some ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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
  • [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent areas in Virginia, showing fortifications] /

    [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent a...

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H182 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] /

    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washi...

    Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • The monumental and commercial center of the national capital and the surrounding residential neighborhoods : three dimensional map of central Washington /

    The monumental and commercial center of the national capital ...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Axonometric aerial view of central area bounded by 30th St. N.W., P St. N.W.-N.E., 3rd St. N.E.-S.E., M St. ...

    • Contributor: Joseph Passonneau and Partners
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1996
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. Samuel Peter Heintzelman, whom Sneden served under, was headquartered at Fort Lyon, southwest of Alexandria. Heintzelman was in charge of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • A 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 /

    A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia :...

    Shows block numbers. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress by R't King, District of Columbia." Includes ill. of White House and Capitol. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: King, Rt.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...

    In lower margin at left: Computer-assisted reproduction of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's 1791 manuscript plan for the city of Washington, produced by the U.S. Geological Survey for the Library of Congress. Facsimile. Original ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : ...

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature b...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. ...

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • 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.), 111.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Olsen, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • 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
  • Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the additions to Washington of Drovers Rest, White Haven, Toronto Heights, and River View, adjoining Washington and extending along the Potomac River on both sides of the Conduit Road for five miles to the Little Falls /

    Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the...

    Cadastral map. "June 23rd 1890." Alternate title at upper right: Palisades of the Potomac Land and Improvement Co.'s subdivision no. 1, being part of "White Haven." "Entered according to act of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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
  • Washington and vicinity, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia /

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

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "All-year good roads" shown by red overprint. "Surveyed in 1913-1915." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, 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.), 455 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: 1862
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, ...

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 4550 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1. N.W. section [south of Florida Ave.] (1913) -- v. 3. [N.W. section south of Florida ...

    • Contributor: Baist, G. Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Wa...

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washington D.C.].

    [Partial cadastral map of southern part of Georgetown, Washin...

    Shows buildings in different colors, some landowners' names, and unidentified profiles along streets. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black ink, red ink, and watercolors. Watermark: Budgen 1799 (with device under crown). Soiled, ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1799
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) ...

    • 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: 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
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Map of the seat of war!

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 16 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map showing the ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn th...

    Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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