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.

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Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1862

Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1887

Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1897

Rosedale Neighborhood, circa 1909


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!