Tag Archives: Helen Taft (US First Lady)

Luneta Landscape

Recalling fond memories of her time in the Philippines while her husband was Governor General, Helen Herron Taft, as First Lady in 1909, wanted to “convert Potomac Park into a glorified Luneta where all of Washington could meet…” On April 17 that year, the first musical concert was held at the Potomac Park and the […]