Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

Winds Tear Down 227-Year-Old Tree Planted by Washington

Just a week after the anniversary of George Washington’s birthday, strong winds knocked down a 227-year-old tree that the founding father himself had planted at his Mount Vernon estate.Photo Credit: Mount Vernon This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Mount-Vernon-Loses-227-Year-Old-Tree-Planted-by-Washington-475743573.html’>Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Statue of ‘Mayor for Life’ Marion Barry Unveiled

An 8-foot statue of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry was unveiled Saturday, giving the “Mayor for Life” a permanent legacy outside the seat of the city government.Photo Credit: Kathy Stewart/WTOP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Mayor-for-Life-Marison-Barry-Statue-Erected-Outside-Wilson-Building-475735513.html’>Click here to open the story in your web browser.