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Origins of the George Washington Memorial Parkway

Special | 3m 44s

While most people don't realize it the George Washington Memorial Parkway is much more than a busy artery into Washington, D.C. The roadway is actually a national park and was built in the 1920s as part of the nation's celebration of President George Washington's 200th birthday.

Aired: 03/10/15

Rating: NR

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