Washington, D.C. Family Reunion Tour

Washington, D.C. Family Reunion Tour

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Washington, D.C. Family Reunion Tour

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Hosting a family reunion in Washington, D.C.? We cater to families of any size, from 20 to 200! During our family reunion tour, we will visit several important landmarks around Washington, D.C., where you and your entire family will have an opportunity to learn more about the African-American history and heritage of the city and our nation as a whole.

All family reunion tours have the option to also receive complimentary tickets to the Museum of African American History & Culture (MAAHC), where you can have your own self-guided educational experience within the museum.

Duration

This tour will be 4 Hours.

Start Time

Starts at: 1:00 PM.

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Ideal For

Students, Corporate Team Building, Work From Home Learning, Family Reunions.

Where We'll Stop:

1.
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Learn more about Cedar Hill, which was Frederick Douglass' home. Inside, catch a glimpse into the heroic life of a national hero.
2.
African American Civil War Memorial Over 200,000 African-American soldiers fought in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War. We will stop here to pay our respects, and learn about their lives and hardships.
3.
Ben’s Chili Bowl Ben’s Chili Bowl is a prominent and culturally significant landmark restaurant in Shaw, which is famous for its chili dogs and murals.
4.
U.S. Capitol Building The meeting place for the US Congress and the Legislative branch of the US government. We will learn more about its history - and future - here.
5.
King Memorial Completed in 2011, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial serves as a constant reminder of King's hard work, perseverance, and dedication to racial equality.
6.
Lincoln Memorial Built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, this monument was the site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's famous March on Washington and "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.

Drive-By Locations:

What's this?
We may drive/walk by these locations, but in most cases, the tour will not stop.
1.
Howard University A historically and culturally significant university, and is one of the first congressionally-recognized African-American research universities.
2.
Howard Theater Opened in 1910, the Howard Theater was one of the first theaters to serve a predominantly African-American clientele.
3.
Historic U-Street U Street is an important African-American cultural and nightlife hub, which gave rise to famous musicians such as Duke Ellington and other pop culture icons.
4.
National Council of Negro Women Headquarters The NCNW's mission is to lead, empower, and advocate for women of African descent and was founded in 1935 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.
5.
Metropolitan AME Church The Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church is a historic place of worship with roots firmly planted as far back as 1838. It hosted the funerals of figures like Frederick Douglass, Blanche Bruce, and Rosa Parks.
6.
Mary Bethune House Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, an influential educator, and activist, founded the National Council of Negro Women and continued to advocate for over 50 years as its president.
7.
Carter G. Woodson Home Carter G Woodson, a prominent historian, Harvard graduate, and founder of Black History Month in America, as well as the Howard Theater - known as the first Black theater in the US.
8.
Statue & Emancipation Park Unveiled in 2003, Emancipation Park and its looming 11-foot landmark statue, Redemption Song, serve as a symbol of triumph over the horrors of slavery.

What To Bring:

1.
Comfortable walking shoes
2.
Weather-appropriate clothing
3.
Cash for foods & drinks

Where To Meet:

More Information:
If you need more information about the meeting location, please email us at tourguidedc@gmail.com.
As a private family reunion tour, we will pick you up at your hotel or at any location you choose. If you do not want us to pick you up at your hotel, then we will begin this tour at the Navy Memorial, located at 7th and Pennsylvania Ave NW.

Additional Information:

1.
Family reunion tours in Washington, D.C. are most popular in the summer because the weather is great for driving or walking. We recommend that you book ahead of time, as we can fill up quickly!
2.
When the tour is over, you will receive your tickets to the Museum of African-American History and Culture, to explore on your own. You can choose to waive your tickets if you do not wish to go.
3.
If you choose, this can be an 8 Hour tour - 4 hours dedicated to touring the city, and 4 hours dedicated to the Museum of African-American History and Culture. We will pick you up at the museum when you are done exploring.

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$80 USD

Per person ($75 / children under 12)

COVID-19 Precautions

Socially-distanced and masked tour guide.

Free Cancellations

Cancellations prior to 48 hours receive a full refund.

In-Person Live Tour Guide

This is a live, guided tour by a local historian.

Daytime Tour

This tour takes place during the morning and afternoon.

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