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November 2017

Georgetown Walking Tours: The Kennedys’ Georgetown

November 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for this delightful meander through Georgetown. Walk to the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington. See where the couple became engaged, their Georgetown home, and where Jackie stayed after JFK’s assassination in 1963. Powered by Eventbrite What you need to know: Meet at the corner of Q and 27th Streets, NW (by the garden gates) Tour starts at 1:00pm sharp…

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December 2017

Holidays through History

December 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
Anderson House, Dumbarton House, Woodrow Wilson House United States

Anderson House, Dumbarton House, and Woodrow Wilson House invite you to celebrate the holidays through history. Enjoy tours of the three festively decorated historic houses and sample historic cocktails unique to each site. $15 per person in advance. More details coming soon. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2018

Georgetown Walking Tour: Cherry Blossom Cupcake

March 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown- with history and cupcakes! The tour will begin at Dumbarton House and make stops at Baked & Wired, Sprinkles, and Georgetown Cupcake. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival with each bakery's cherry blossom inspired cupcakes. Ditch the crowds at the tidal basin and take in the beautiful blossom throughout Georgetown - DC's most historic neighborhood. Tour concludes at Sprinkles. The tickets includes one cupcake…

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May 2018

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown Trees

May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NWGeorgetown
Washington, 20007 United States
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Washington, D.C. has long been known as “The City of Trees.” But can you identify our trees by name & variety? Frederick Law Olmsted was good enough to label the ones that he had planted on the grounds of our Capitol but we don’t enjoy that luxury along our Georgetown streets and in our parks. Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, and his guest speaker, Christopher “Topher” Matthews of the Georgetown Metropolitan, on a scenic…

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June 2018

DKMC Walk Weekend

June 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 35th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 2 and 3, 2018). Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and the President Woodrow Wilson House free of charge.   Special events at Dumbarton House include an artist talk with Curtis Woody on his exhibit A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia, on Saturday from…

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DKMC Walk Weekend

June 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Stretch your legs and your mind during the 35th Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk (June 2 and 3, 2018). Five diverse museums will open their doors free of charge for this weekend long celebration in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Discover Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and the President Woodrow Wilson House free of charge. Special events at Dumbarton House include an artist talk with Curtis Woody on his exhibit A Sketch of Slavery in the District of Columbia, on Saturday from 1 - 2 p.m. and the kick-off our annual…

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Georgetown Walking Tour: Undercover Georgetown

June 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NWGeorgetown
Washington, 20007 United States
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CIA, OSS, NSA, FBI & KGB Playground! Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, as he leads you through various clandestine locales of Georgetown. See where covert activities took place behind closed doors and in public places. Hear how “Wild Bill” Donovan, Aldrich Ames, Alger Hiss, and others practiced their spycraft. Note: This walking tour does not include access inside any of the sites. DETAILS: •Meet at the corner of Q and 27th Streets, NW (by…

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July 2018

Georgetown Walking Tour: Georgetown Night Life

July 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NWGeorgetown
Washington, 20007 United States
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In May 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a bill that made it legal for the first time since 1917 to sell hard liquor to patrons standing at bars in the District of Columbia. Shortly thereafter many bars opened and students, senators & secretaries streamed through the doors of establishments such as Clyde’s, Mr. Smith’s, Mr. Henry’s, Chadwick’s, The Cellar Door, The Bayou, Blues Alley, Champions & Martin’s Tavern just to mention a few. Join Dwane Starlin, member of the…

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September 2018

Georgetown Walking Tour: Literary Georgetown

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NWGeorgetown
Washington, 20007 United States
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Historic Georgetown has long been home to various published writers. Join Dwane Starlin*, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, as he points out the residences that either did or still house well known authors such as John Kennedy, Sinclair Lewis, Katherine Graham, Ben Bradlee, Sally Quinn, Katherine Anne Porter, Herman Wouk and many others. Note: This walking tour does not include access inside any of the sites. DETAILS: •Meet at the corner of Q and 27th Streets, NW…

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November 2018

Georgetown Walking Tour: Kennedy’s Georgetown

November 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
2715 Q St NW, 2715 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Stroll through Georgetown with Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides. Walk to the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington. See where the couple became engaged, their Georgetown home, and where Jackie stayed after JFK’s assassination in 1963. Note: this walking tour does not include access inside private homes         What you need to know: Meet at Dumbarton House’s Garden Gates at the corner of…

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