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Georgetown Garden Tour

The Georgetown Garden Tour offers an exceptional collection of eight Georgetown gardens. Visitors have a choice of riding the free circulating shuttle bus or leisurely strolling to each garden.
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Historic Garden Week in Virginia

Visitors will step through the gates of more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during “America’s Largest Open House,” April 20-27, 2002. Three dozen Historic Garden Week tours present a rich mosaic of some of the country’s finest properties at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color. Sponsored by The Garden Club of Virginia, local events are scheduled from the Atlantic Ocean to the Allegheny Mountains and will span the centuries from the early 17th through the early 21st.
ID Number : 18692
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Sharpsburg Heritage Festival

As you make plans for the weekend of September 14 & 15, we offer you a welcome to the variety of activities at the Sharpsburg Heritage Festival and the Antietam National Battlefield. A free shuttle but will be operating both days from 10 am - 6 pm from the town to the Battlefield. A variety of musical groups such as Derek Warfield and the Sons of Erin (Dublin, Ireland), Dr. Wesley Hanson strolling troubadour John DuRant, 2nd MD Fife & Drum, tenor Douglas Jimerson, the United States Navy Sea Chanters* and the United States Marine Corps Band* will be playing throughout the weekend. (*Indicates our military bands - their appearance is subject to their schedule).
ID Number : 19349
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 1  The DC Emancipation Day Celebration

Though the District of Columbia Emancipation Act's three-way approach of immediate emancipation, compensation, and colonization did not serve as a model for the future, it was an early signal of slavery's death. Emancipation was greeted with great jubilation by the District's African-American community. For many years afterward, Washingtonians celebrated Emancipation Day on April 16 with parades and festivals.
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