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Urban Legends and Historic Lore of Washington, D. C.

Urban Legends and Historic Lore of Washington, D. C.( )
Author: Pohl, Robert S.
Series title:American Legends Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62619-196-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
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A carving of General Lee on the back of the Lincoln monument, the birth of lobbying at the Willard Hotel, a romantic gesture that built the distinctive homes of Capitol Hill--these are legends of Washington, D.C. The capital is home to all manner of colorful rumors and tall tales. According to local lore, the missing J Street was L'Enfant's snub to Supreme Court justice John Jay, and the course of history could have been changed if only a young baseball player named Fidel Castro had...
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Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds

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