In 1912, the U.S. was given over 3,000 cherry blossom trees as a gift from Japan to celebrate international friendship. What began as an annual ceremony honoring the exchange has now become “the nation’s greatest springtime celebration.”Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Washington D.C. Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in the Washington D.C.
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