National Geographic : 1945 Jul
Fairchild Aerial Surveys Georgetown University's "Hilltop" Overlooks the Potomac and Dominates the Georgetown Section ofWashington John Carroll, founder of the Nation's oldest Roman Catholic college, also considered Capitol Hill as a site, but it was"too far inthe country." This was in1789, before Washington became the Federal City. The steel span being dismantled is old Aqueduct Bridge. When first built in1843, ithad atrough for canalboats.