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The FIRST Interstate…..

When was the first federally funded interstate constructed?? Not the one we know today…..the first one?…….  1806 !! Yup, before the Eisenhower Interstate system there was, that’s right, the Washington interstate system (yes, ‘THE’ George Washington….). Although it wasn’t called …