Frederick Douglass Home - Visit the home of one of the most-influential African Americans during the period of the Civil War. Born as a slave in the State of Maryland, Douglass escaped to freedom and eventually to a life of working for the freedoms of his fellow men who were still in slavery.
African American Civil War Memorial - Learn about the ways that African Americans fought against the Confederacy during the Civil War and to helped to gain the freedom of all men.
National Archives - View the most-important documents in our history including the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights as well as many other items.
Fords Theater - He fought to preserve the Union and was so instrumental in helping to free African Americans from slavery. Yet on the night of April 14, 1865, just days after the conclusion of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was shot here at Ford's Theatre while watching the play, "Our American Cousin".
Museum of African American History and Culture
- The newest of the Smithsonian Museums, the African American History and Culture Museum preserves the lives of countless men and women who lived and died in this country.
WW II - Countless men and women of all races fought against the oppressive forces of the Axis Countries during WW II. This memorial pays tribute to those who fought in the Pacific and in Europe and those who lost their lives during this great conflict.
Lincoln Memorial - Elected as the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln guided the Union during the darkest hours in the history of our country, the Civil War. His larger-than-life statue is seated in the Memorial which is filled with symbolism and is located near the Vietnam War Memorial and the Korean War Memorial.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Completed in 1982, the two-acre memorial is comprised of the Memorial Wall, the Three Servicemen Memorial, and the Vietnam Women's Memorial. The Wall contains the names of the 58,307 men and women who were killed or missing in action during the Vietnam War.
Korean Veterans Memorial - Completed in 1986, the memorial contains 19 stainless steel statues who are depicted as being on patrol. The figures represent men from the different branches of the United States Forces.
Supreme Court - Established in the Constitution of the United States in Article III, the Supreme Court is in session from the first Monday of October through early summer. You may be able to see the Court in session or take a tour and learn much more about the third branch of our government.
Library of Congress - The Library of Congress is the Largest Library in the World and it contains books, photographs, manuscripts and much more. Be amazed at the vast collection of materials and at the beautiful architecture.
Tour of Capital - Tour the Capitol Building, where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives make their home. The two Houses of Congress convene at either end of the building with the massive Capitol Rotunda separating them in the middle.
Tour Mary M. Bethune house - Mary Bethune was an American civil rights advocate who also served as a stateswoman, philanthropist and educator. She started a private school for African America students while living in Florida.
Museum of Air and Space - One of the most-popular of the Smithsonian collection of museums, the Air and Space Museum has a vast collection of original planes, missiles, and space craft. The exhibits tell the story of man's pursuit for flight and the stars and his continual quest to venture away from Earth.
Museum of Natural History - The Museum of Natural History offers a glimpse into the natural world, both here on the earth and into outer space. See stunning collections of minerals, the Hope Diamond, dinosaurs, meteorites, and much more.
Museum of American History
- Our amazing and diverse nation has a unique story to tell. Learn about the culture and the history of the United States over the past few hundred years at this popular Smithsonian Museum.
White House - Depending upon the final itinerary, you will have the opportunity to see the White House and take photos of the most-famous residence in the World. Some groups may be able to tour the White House if prior arrangements are made.
MLK Memorial - One of the newest memorials in Washington DC, the MLK Memorial pays tribute to the man who worked tirelessly for the rights of all men in these United States. His larger-than-life statue is a fitting tribute to the man who gave everything for equality.
Jefferson Memorial - Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and the author of the Declaration of Independence. Though he was unable to keep language in the Declaration which would have made all men equal, he did embody high ideas during a difficult time in our history.
FDR Memorial - Franklin Roosevelt was the only man to be elected as President of the United States for four terms. He died on April 12, 1945, only a few weeks before the surrender of Germany during WW II. However, Roosevelt was a steady force during the Great Depression and during World War II.
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Customized Tour Itinerary
All Entry Fees per Itinerary
Hotel Lodging (1 or 2 nights TBD)
Breakfast Daily at Hotel
Frederick Douglass home ( would have to make reservations )
African American Civil War Memorial ( reservation for talk )
Lunch Bens Chile Bowl
Museum of African American History and culture
Dinner (Pentagon City Mall)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Korean Veterans Memorial
Library of Congress
Lunch at Capital
Tour of Capital
Tour Mary M. Bethune house
Museum of Air and Space
Museum of Natural History
Museum of American History