Walking Town DC Tour of Whitman's Washington
- Walt Whitman Way
Saturday, September 19
10:30 am - 12 noon
Meet at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, at the General Sherman statue
Nearest Metrorail/Metrobus: Metro Center station (Blue, Orange, and Red lines)
End at National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets, NW
This three-quarter-mile tour will trace poet Walt Whitman's life in DC during the tumultuous Civil War period, from the Treasury Building where he worked as a government clerk, to the Old Patent Office Building, where he comforted wounded soldiers. Led by Martin Murray and presented by Washington Friends of Walt Whitman.
This tour is being offered as part of the Cultural Tourism of Washington DC's "Walking Town DC Fall 2009 Edition."
For more information on other Walking Town DC tours, see: http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/calendar2532/calendar_show.htm?doc_id=239308