3-Day African American Heritage Tour
This 3 Day African American Heritage Tour of Washington DC will look at the brave men and women who led the struggle for freedom and equality in the United States. Before the creation of this country as an independent nation, slaves worked in the fields and plantations under tremendous oppression until the end of the Civil War. Great men like Frederick Douglass and others were influential in the fight against this evil and spent their lives working against slavery and other ills which black people faced daily. More recently, honorable men like the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mary Bethune rallied people across the land to fight against injustices as the Civil Rights Movement gained a permanent place in America.
Below you will find more details for this enlightening three day tour as well as more information about all of the unique sites and attractions which are included for this journey. An abbreviated itinerary is listed for your browsing convenience. As with all of our programs, this tour can be customized to meet the needs of your group.
Itinerary Details for this 3-Day Black Heritage Tour are Below.
All Tours are Customized to Meet the Needs of Your Group. Special Requests are Always Welcomed.
White House Photo Stop
Our first stop will give you the opportunity to take a photo of the White House where the President of the United States resides.
Our next stop will be to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. One of the newest sites in Washington DC, this massive monument pays homage to one of the most-important African American to fight for equality
This fitting memorial covers over seven acres of land and highlights the four terms of FDR's Presidency.
Frederick Douglass Home (Optional Tour)
Frederick Douglass was one of the most-influential African Americans before and during the Civil War. A former slave, Douglass worked as an abolitionist to help free the slaves.
View the Constitution of the United States, The Declaration of Independence as well as many other important historical documents and much more at the National Archives in Washington DC.
Only a few days after President Lincoln saw the Civil War come to an end, he was shot by John Wilkes Booth at the Ford's Theatre. He died the next day, April 15, 1865 at the Petersen House which is just across the street.
African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
Learn about the lives of African American soldiers who fought during the Civil War. Experience the moving memorial and museum as you help preserve the memory of Black troops during this terrible conflict.
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington is the final resting place for countless thousands of America's fallen. Visit the most hallowed ground in our nation as you visit the grave sites of several great Americans.
Mary M. Bethune House (tour)
Mary Bethune was appointed as an adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was known as the "First Lady of The Struggle" and worked tirelessly to better the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Museum of African American History and Culture
The Museum is dedicated to preserving important cultural and historical lives of African Americans throughout this nation's history. Learn more about the stories of people who struggled and never gave up. The museum is home to thousands of artifacts and documents.
Museum of American History
One of the more popular museums in Washington DC, this Museum preserves the way of life for Americans over the past 250 years. Several popular visual and hands-on exhibits are highlighted throughout the museum.
Museum of Natural History
Amazing is the word used to describe this popular museum. See the Hope Diamond, glimpse into the distant past as you see ancient dinosaurs or touch a piece of the moon here at the Museum of American History.
Night Tour of Memorials
You will see the following monuments and memorials: WW2 Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Wall, Korean Veterans Memorial and more.
Before he became the first President of the United States, George Washington made his home here at Mt. Vernon with his wife Martha. Located just south of Washington, You will step back into time and see life during the American Revolution.
Metropolitan AME Church
The Metropolitan Methodist Episcopal Church is also called the National Cathedral of African Methodism. Serving as a beacon of light to the oppressed for countless years, the Church is home to beautiful Gospel Music and a message of Liberation.
Capitol Hill Tour
Visit the home of the Senate and the House of Representatives at Capitol Hill. Experience the Rotunda and see the unique painted mural. Also, you may be able to sit in while the House is in session.
Supreme Court Tour - Experience the highest court in the United States as you tour the Supreme Court. Depending upon the time of year, you may be able to listen in on oral arguments before the Court.
Tour Library of Congress - The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and is the nation's first cultural institution. It includes books, manuscripts, photographs, and much more.
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