Washingtonians are lucky enough to experience both history in the making and the country’s important past firsthand. Events this weekend and beyond offer a mix of activities celebrating both Black History Month and President’s Day. Here are some highlights. read on!
~ via Washington Post
BUENA PARK – Thunder from the firing of an 1862 Confederate cannon set off car alarms all around. President Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” was nearly drowned out by screams from the nearby GhostRider. And rain clouds threatened to wash out the entire weekend event. But a hardy band of Civil War re-enactors braved the elements and the challenges of telling a 150-year-old story in a modern setting over the weekend during Knott’s Berry Farm’s annual Civil War living history lesson. read on!