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park_washTwo President’s Day-themed things to do this weekend:

“All the President’s Men” Fort Greene Park, Saturday at 1

A guide to George Washington’s closest confidants, including our neighborhood namesake. Find out how Washington used the park in the revolutionary war – it was actually a fort at one point and it did involve a man named Nathaniel Greene.

“Presidential Secrets” Fort Greene Park, Sunday at 1 pm

Hear little known facts about some of the presidents that came after Washington. It may sound a little like a school class, but if you’d met the ranger giving it, you’d think differently. We paid a visit last week for her talk on Urban Legends and we thought this woman should have her own radio show. When she’s not regaling park lore, she’s reading history books, so pay her a visit and tell her General Greene sent you (but tell her it’s a blog or she’ll be confused).

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