28 min

Episode 2: Laredo 35

    • Places & Travel

Interstate 35 begins in the border city of Laredo, and its role as a major port of entry has made it more than just an economic hub. Since 1898, it’s been home to Washington’s Birthday Celebration, a month-long series of events attracting over 400,000 guests in honor of America’s first president. But what does such a patriotic celebration mean in a city so intertwined in Mexican history? See a photo of Daniella Martinez's Society of Martha Washington dress: https://thedragaudio.com/laredo/ 

Interstate 35 begins in the border city of Laredo, and its role as a major port of entry has made it more than just an economic hub. Since 1898, it’s been home to Washington’s Birthday Celebration, a month-long series of events attracting over 400,000 guests in honor of America’s first president. But what does such a patriotic celebration mean in a city so intertwined in Mexican history? See a photo of Daniella Martinez's Society of Martha Washington dress: https://thedragaudio.com/laredo/ 

28 min

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