Tag: <span>Dahomey Avenue</span>

Dahomey Avenue.jpgThis may be a question for Susan Hvistendahl. Or perhaps Hayes Scriven knows a guy or gal with a story. At any rate, where did the name “Dahomey” come from?

What is generally referred to around town as “Highway 3” is, in a deep-mapping world, known as “Dahomey Avenue”. I first discovered this fact while reviewing the March 10th, 1997 “Summary of Findings for Design of the Highway #3 Center Section” (prepared by the Ad Hoc Highway #3 Design Committee) as I helped to prepare the March 10th, 2005 “Final Report of the Mayor’s Ad Hoc Task Force on Safe Crossing of Highway 3“.