Once a year, Washington, DC residents get together to replant historic Vermont Avenue, Northwest, in the U Street Corridor. Vermont Avenue, Northwest was frequented by leaders including Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the parents of the modern day LGBTQ rights movement. More info about the history of Vermont Avenue at tedeytan.com/tag/vermont-avenue – Thanks to Jeffrey Willis and DC-area businesses for sponsoring the beauty of our nation’s capital. (View on Flickr.com)
As featured in the Popville (@Popville) Metropolitan blog: Photos from PoPville – Vermont Avenue Gardeners | PoPville
Detailed history of the origins of the street and the leadership that it supported then and now are in this series. Enjoy.