Discover Heroes & History: A D.C. African American In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 10 km
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Duration 2h
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore history with the In-App Audio Tour
  • See MLK Jr.'s dream at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Walk in Frederick Douglass's home steps
  • Admire the Emancipation Memorial's message
  • Feel the energy at historic Howard Theater
Step into the shoes of heroes and trailblazers on this self-guided audio tour through Washington, DC's African American history. Anyone interested in civil rights and the fight for equality will find this tour eye-opening and inspiring. The journey begins with the Emancipation Memorial, showcasing the end of slavery, and wraps up at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, a symbol of enduring hope and the relentless pursuit of freedom. The route weaves through the city, touching on pivotal sites like the Bethune Council House and Howard University, leading you through the eras of change and challenge. The tour includes the pulsing streets of U Street, once known as 'Black Broadway', and the historic steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where King shared his vision for America. As you walk, listen to the stories of leaders, artists, and soldiers. You'll step inside the African American Civil War Museum and feel the spirit of jazz at the Howard Theater. Each step on this tour is a tribute to the strength and resilience that have shaped history. This audio guide will leave you with a profound sense of the African American journey through adversity to triumph.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Emancipation Memorial Freedmen's Memorial
Lincoln Park Dr NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial, 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20002, USA
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