Detailed Map of Naval Academy Grounds in 1924

Now this is one of the cooler maps that we’ve found. It shows the campus of the Naval Academy in 1924.

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"United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, Map of Reservations on S.W. Bank of Severn River showing Improvements to June, 1924"
“United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, Map of Reservations on S.W. Bank of Severn River showing Improvements to June, 1924”

Source: University of Texas Libraries

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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.

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