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Greater Boston-Japan Sakura Festival Creates Custom Lapel Pins

Written on March 23, 2012 at 5:23 pm, by

Cherry blossom trees hold historical significance for the United States.  First given to the city of Washington, D.C. in 1912 by the Mayor of Tokyo, the beautiful gift item was well received.  The nation’s capital is well known for its cherry blossoms but very few people know their origin.  Cherry blossom trees are not native […]