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Who is Kennedy Street Named For?

If you’re like us, you probably assumed Kennedy Street was named for the president. After all, it’s part of a group of Hyattsville streets named for famous Americans: Hamilton, Jefferson, ┬áMadison. But as we noted the other day, those streets … Continue reading

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Old Street Names

Trying to find your house in old Hyattsville records? It may not be where you think it is. On Aug. 11, 1941, the┬áMaryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission renamed many city streets as part of a regional plan. Residents protested … Continue reading

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Who is Armentrout Drive Named For?

Driving into Hyattsville from the south, I used to worry that I’d missed a Founding Father. Since most of the east-west roads in town are named for famous Americans with three-syllable last names (Hamilton, Jefferson, Longfellow, et al.) in alphabetical … Continue reading

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