Here’s how some of the best eclipse cities partied this weekend

Cities along the path of totality of Monday’s solar eclipse have become popular destination spots as excitement has grown for the event.

Here’s a look at what’s happening this weekend at five cities to which people are flocking to watch the eclipse:

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CARBONDALE, Ill.

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.

MADRAS, Ore.

REXBURG, Idaho

Speaking of parties, watch how Dayton reacted during the last solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S., in 1918:

The last time we saw a solar eclipse like this Woodrow Wilson was in the White House. Back home in Dayton on June 8, 1918 the Dayton Daily News ran a story reminding readers a solar eclipse would begin at “3:55 o’clock” in Aberdeen, Wash. and end at 6:41 in Florida.

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