1890s Photo of Centre Market

Here’s a photo that we dug up at the Library of Congress showing some fruits and vegetables being sold at the market. If you look closely enough, you’ll see potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes, and apples.

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Centre vegetable market between 1890 and 1910
Centre vegetable market between 1890 and 1910

Source: Library of Congress

If you like the above photo, take a look at this one from D.C.’s old market.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.