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Changing City: Tobacco, Transportation & Georgetown



Delve into the founding of Washington DC through the port of Georgetown and its undeniable ties to the tobacco industry.

Jan 28, 2021 - Jan 28, 2021. From: 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Delve into the founding of Washington DC through the port of Georgetown and its undeniable ties to the tobacco industry. Using primary sources, uncover the links between the tobacco trade, money, city growth, and enslavement in this urban setting.

With the perspective of three historic sites — Dumbarton House, Georgetown Heritage and Tudor Place Historic House & Garden — learn about the people who lived and worked in Georgetown and depended on the tobacco trade.

Recommended for grades 3-5

You will be sent a link to Zoom with instructions, meeting ID and password via email one day before the event.

Any questions? Contact us at 202-965-0400 or email [email protected].

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1644 31st St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

(202) 965-0400
Free

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