Posts tagged walking tour

Palisades Photo Walk

Grab your camera (or cameraphone) and join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., for a guided photo walk of Ward 3’s Palisades Neighborhood, led by professional tour guide, author, and performer Dwane Starlin. Meeting location to be announced; both the beginning and end points of the walk are accessible via public transportation. This isn’t your typical […]

2016 Wrap-up, 2017 Lift-Off!

While library services were on hiatus this past fall and as limited services returned at the beginning of the new year, the small but mighty Historical Society staff were far from idle.  Aided by incredible colleagues at partner institutions such as the National Building Museum, the Newseum, The George Washington University Museum – The Textile […]

Photo Walks Launch D.C. Documentary Efforts This Fall as Part of Street Photography Series

Photo Walks Launch D.C. Documentary Efforts This Fall as Part of Street Photography Series

This Fall the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. will be offering a slate of photo walks as part the Street Photography Series – an effort to encourage active documentation of Washington, D.C. in each of its eight wards. Run as workshops, the photo walks emphasize skills relating to historic documentation, photography and painting while learning about […]

Georgetown Waterfront Walk

Georgetown Waterfront Walk

A relaxing walk at the Georgetown Waterfront Park, to various local overlooks, sharing the bittersweet history of how Georgetown became an attractive and vibrant community. Meet at the fountain at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and K Street. Remember to wear proper shoes and to drink and bring water. VIEW EVENT

Walk Through Palisades History

Walk Through Palisades History

Go for the Gold in your own neighborhood!  Join us for Walking Tours to historic sites in the Palisades. 6:30 p.m.: Brief History at the Library 7 p.m.: Walk Begins All walking tours will be within a 1.5 mile radius of Potomac Library and will be at a leisurely, strolling pace. We plan to return to the library […]

Georgetown Waterfront Walk

Georgetown Waterfront Walk

A relaxing walk at the Georgetown Waterfront Park, to various local overlooks, sharing the bittersweet history of how Georgetown became an attractive and vibrant community. Meet at the fountain at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and K Street. Remember to wear proper shoes and to drink and bring water. VIEW EVENT