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Discover Neighborhoods You Thought You Knew with a WalkingTown DC Tour

Are you considering a move to Washington, DC or are you a native and want to learn more about the history and culture of our area? Get to know your neighborhood better or discover a community you never knew before! WalkingTown DC has over 50 neighborhood tours, offered daily, now through September 23rd. Tours are crafted to fit every schedule, interest and fitness level.

History buffs will be delighted to find they can learn more about Lafayette Square during the Civil War era, including tours of important buildings, and learning about the people and scandals which happened there. Or you can learn what it took to make the center of the federal government a residence with the tour, Creating Capitol Hill: Place, Proprietors and People.

If ecology is your interest you’ll delight in the Rising Tides bike tour, which explores flood-prone areas and how rising sea levels will affect DC in years to come. Enjoy a scenic walk along trails and through the grounds while you learn more about DC’s beautiful gardens tucked away in the midst of the city with the tour, Tregaron Conservancy: From Private Estate to Public Woodland Garden.

On a lighter note, discover the history of the rich and famous during The Mansions of Meridian Hill or Rich and Powerful: Eight Homes of Presidents and the World’s Richest Men. These tours include information on the architecture of the homes and the notoriety of their famous inhabitants.

Art enthusiasts will delight in a tour of Washington’s Historic Theaters, which includes stops at the National Theater and Ford’s Theater, where you can learn about the day Abraham Lincoln was shot from the point of view of the key actors who witnessed that fateful day. You can also learn about a hidden gem through the Art at the Center tour, which uncovers the art collection at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center; one of DC’s best kept secrets.

There’s so much history embraced within DC neighborhoods; each community offers its own story of architecture and the people who played a part in establishing the atmosphere of these places we call home. The residents involved with this annual walking-tour event are proud to share neighborhood insights and interest points with visitors. WalkingTown, DC has brought in impressive historians, community leaders and licensed tour guides among others, to lead these discovery tours as a service to residents and visitors alike.

The people who make up the fabric of Washington, DC neighborhoods have been key to the individuality of these buildings, the art, and culture, and the stories these places have to tell. Get to know DC like never before, take some time to discover as many of these wonderful tours as you can.

These tours require registration as some have limited availability. Check the tour schedule then register to make sure you don’t miss out. Discovering WDC’s neighborhoods is an excellent way to help determine where you want to live in this vibrant city. When ready to buy a home, choose a realty team ready to help you every step of the way. With a team of trusted, local Realtors® who understand how residential real estate is impacted by market changes and trends, ADMC Realty Group is pleased to serve the communities in and around the Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia areas. We’re ready to put our expertise to work for you from start to finish. Give us a call at (202)596-8101 or email us at [email protected].

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