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Posted In Glen Echo MD

Town Marshall, Charles Collins, ticketing a car along Conduit Road (MacArthur Boulevard). Note the 12MPH limit. ca. 1907
The Amusing Consequences of the Glen Echo Speed Limit: A Letter from a GoDCer
Read a letter from a GoDCer about the amusing consequences of the six-mile-per-hour speed limit in Glen Echo, Maryland in 1907. The story even precipitated an international incident!
Glen Echo Speed Limit in 1905: Six Miles an Hour!
Can you believe that the speed limit in Glen Echo was six miles an hour back in 1905?

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