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Black History Group Itinerary

Washington, DC has always had a significant Black population. The influence of African American culture is undeniable as you make your way through the District. Explore Black history and culture with the below three-day itinerary.

Washington, DC has always had a significant Black population. The influence of African American culture is undeniable as you make your way through the District. Explore Black history and culture with the below three-day itinerary.

Day 1

Morning

@acr27b - Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial - Washington, DC

  • Explore a new perspective during a Peace Trail Monuments Tour
    • Reflect at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    • Listen to the “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Afternoon

Black Lives Matter Plaza DC

Day 2

Afternoon

George Washington on horseback at George Washington's Mount Vernon - Historic landmark near Washington, DC

  • Take a boat trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon and learn about the estate’s enslaved people on a guided tour
  • Follow a guide around Arlington National Cemetery to the final resting place for prominent Black Americans like civil rights activist Medgar Evers and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

Evening

Day 3

Morning

@roostandwander - President Lincoln's booth at Ford's Theatre - Historic site in Washington, DC

Afternoon

Day 4

Morning

Afternoon

Ben's Chili Bowl in DC's U Street neighborhood - Where to enjoy all-American eats in Washington, DC

Evening

Day 1

Morning

@acr27b - Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial - Washington, DC

 

  • Explore a new perspective during a Peace Trail Monuments Tour
  • Reflect at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Listen to the “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Afternoon

Black Lives Matter Plaza DC


Day 2

Afternoon

George Washington on horseback at George Washington's Mount Vernon - Historic landmark near Washington, DC

  • Take a boat trip to George Washington's Mount Vernon and learn about the estate’s enslaved people on a guided tour
  • Follow a guide around Arlington National Cemetery to the final resting place for prominent Black Americans like civil rights activist Medgar Evers and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

Evening

 

Day 3

Morning

@roostandwander - President Lincoln's booth at Ford's Theatre - Historic site in Washington, DC

Afternoon

Nationals Park

Day 4

Morning

African American Civil War Memorial

Afternoon

Ben's Chili Bowl in DC's U Street neighborhood - Where to enjoy all-American eats in Washington, DC