Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C., 1800-1860

October 14, 1995 – March 3, 1996

Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place SE
Washington, DC

Main Gallery Floor Plan

This exhibition reflects the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture. A collaboration between the Anacostia Museum and The Octagon Museum, the exhibition is divided between the two sites.