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On May 5, people across the United States will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas, mariachi and parades and festivals. But few know the history behind the day that so many Americans celebrate.
WTOP has assembled a list of some of the strangest road names in the Washington area. Many of these abnormally named arteries are even major commuting routes.
The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps held its fifth annual Artifact Roadshow offering experts to examine military objects and give owners insights as to what it was, where it came from and how to preserve it.
A piece of military history almost became history in the area, but now it will become part of a sports hall of fame in a local museum.