13 Pieces of Bizarre But True Local History

Yup. These things really happened here.

Need a good story to tell at your next cocktail party?  Here are some odd facts and a few “firsts” that occurred in the place we call home.

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During the Civil War, one of the nation’s very first aerial reconnaissance missions was conducted by aeronaut Thaddeus Lowe in a hot-air balloon over Falls Church.

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