It Happened on Connecticut Avenue?
Published on Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 2:00pm
Yes, many important things have happened on Connecticut Avenue!
FDR dictated that famous line "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself" at the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Avenue.
And Langston Hughes was "discovered" by Vachel Lindsay when Hughes was working as a busboy at the Wardman Park Marriott at Connecticut and Woodley.
You may be surprised to learn how many historically interesting things have happened on Connecticut Avenue. Come to the library during the month of April to see more such stories!