Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth is an annual holiday celebrated on June 19th to mark the end of slavery in the United States. We acknowledge and honor the lives of enslaved people in Washington who helped to construct much of this town’s history. Here is a special blog post by the...

On This Day: 106 Years Ago

Folks from surrounding counties flocked to Washington on this day, 106 years ago. On June 9th & 10th, 1914, Wright Brothers passenger planes flew over Washington Park. The J.S. Berger Aviation Company and the Flying Exhibition Company sponsored passenger flights...