Author Talk: Urban Legends & Historic Lore of Washington, D.C.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.

Urban Legends and Historic Lore of Washington DC book coverEver wonder why D.C. doesn’t have a J street? Is there a carving of General Lee on the back of the Lincoln Memorial?

Urban Legends & Historic Lore of Washington, D.C. by Robert Pohl answers these questions and more about D.C. history.Join author Robert Pohl for an engaging and enlightening discussion on the lore and legends that make up D.C. history. 

Pohl’s previous book, Wicked Capitol Hill: An Unruly History of Behaving Badly, features entertaining historical accounts of the famous and infamous in D.C.’s best known neighborhood.

Urban Legends and Historical Lore of Washington, D.C.
 offers more captivating stories on the history of our fair city and some of its most famous sites and people. Join Pohl for a fun and engaging discussion suitable for kids and adults.  

An audience Q & A and book signing will be available after the presentation.