Washington’s Birthday Celebration

How George Washington’s Birthday Came to Be Celebrated in Laredo

November 3, 2020 | By Laurel Miller

Laredo may seem a bizarre place to stage a recreation of the Boston Tea Party, but the spectacle has been part of the city’s history since 1898.

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