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Everyone knows Washington D.C. is full of fossils—the political kind that swill martinis at oak-paneled bars and swap war stories. But it’s also home to all kinds of actual, ancient fossils. Spend the day exploring the area’s prehistoric past.
Get a taste of the world’s oldest coffee tradition
Discover The District’s secret fossils, hidden in plain sight
Find your own ancient shark tooth
Dive into the best of dinosaur kitsch
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