All Roads Lead to the Hill

When in Washington D.C., I learned that Capitol Hill, at the eastern end of the National Mall, is the center of town. Though it has never been the geographic center of the federal district, the Capitol is the origin by which both the quadrants of the District are divided and the city was planned. Don’t believe me? Check out a map and see for yourself.

 

When in Washington D.C., I learned that Capitol Hill, at the eastern end of the National Mall, is the center of town. Though it has never been the geographic center of the federal district, the Capitol is the origin by which both the quadrants of the District are divided and the city was planned. Don't believe me? Check out a map and see for yourself. Photo by Tim Stanley Photography.

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