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Taking a Trip Back in Time

Burke Connection
By Janelle Germanos
January 30, 2014

If it weren’t for a group of concerned citizens in the 1950s, Burke could have very well been the site of a major airport.

This revelation, along with many others concerning Burke’s opposition to an airport, was the topic at the latest meeting of the Burke Historical Society.

Burke residents and historical society members Mary Lipsey and Christie Zinser took the audience back to the 1950s, when the federal government considered Burke for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area’s next major airport (read more).

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