Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening somewhere in the area. Here's a look back at some weird goings-on over the past week.
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A lock of hair, letter and pen knife that belonged to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be auctioned off Saturday at a Falls Church auction house.
The letter has been on loan and display at Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial located at Arlington National Cemetery, for more than 20 years.
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