7.18.2008

Historical Rosedale Neighborhood Maps

Here are some historic Rosedale neighborhood maps excerpted from larger historical maps retrieved from the David Rumsey Cartograghpy Associates Map Collection.

The site has a fantastic base and overlay city map and GIS browser, check it out.


Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1862


Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1887


Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1897


Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1909

2 comments:

Rick said...

this is fascinating, ken. so the safeway is built on top of a cemetary?

Tom Aloisi said...

Rick- Apparently, many of the smaller DC cemeteries were moved to larger cemeteries as the city grew. So (hopefully) all the graves were moved before they built the plaza!