This map found in the Library of Congress shows what Augusta looked like in 1878, in incredible detail:

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Library of Congress

Here’s downtown with its covered bridge:

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Library of Congress

And the Capitol before the dome was added:

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Library of Congress

And here’s a close-up of the East¬†Side

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Library of Congress

View the whole thing in detail at the Library of Congress website.

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