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Saturday, March 06, 2010

Cherry Blossom Festival in DC

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Springtime, perfect for having picnics, wearing shorts and admiring the Cherry Blossom in DC. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is an two-week (per annum) event that celebrates springtime in Washington, DC as well as the 1912 gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan.

Cherry Blossom Festival in DC

DC Attractions include multiple festivals, museums, monuments, and more. The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) organization that coordinates, produces, and supports creative and diverse activities promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty and the environment, and community spirit and youth education. It's also begins peak season for an influx of tourists to Washington, also brought in by the thousands of historical landmarks, museums, and other buildings, The National Museum of Crime & Punishment, located in Washington, D.C. is one of those such buildings, with excellent depictions of historically famous crime scenes along detailed information concerning past wars, forensics, organized crime, and more.

National Museum of Crime & Punishment
575 7th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202) 621-5561
www.crimemuseum.org

1 comment:

  1. Cherry blossoms are so pretty and smell so nice, its nice to walk under the trees and get little white falling petals in your hair.

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