This is an 11:00a.m. tour of President Lincoln's Cottage, an historic site and museum located in the Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, DC. President Lincoln's Cottage first opened to the public in February 2008, after an eight-year capital restoration project under the auspices of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is the only place the public can experience the history of Abraham Lincoln's public and private life where he lived and worked for over a quarter of his presidency. While in residence at the cottage, Lincoln visited with wounded soldiers, spent time with self-emancipated men, women and children, and developed the emancipation proclamation. Tour last for 1 hour.
Lunch after the tour is at Busboys & Poets restaurant located at 235 Carroll Avenue, N.W., Washington DC. Approximately 2-1/2 miles from Lincoln’s Cottage.
TVIH Contact Person: Nancy Krantz
Special instructions: You must register to attend on TVIH website and purchase ticket for the 11am Tour on the Lincoln Cottage's website.
Ticket price is $15. Buy your own ticket online in advance of the trip to guarantee your entry. https://www.lincolncottage.org/tickets/
Directions: Carpool or drive on your own. Parking is available at the site.
Metro: Georgia Ave/Petworth metro station is .8 miles from the cottage. Walk from station, or take a bus available near the metro that goes to the cottage.
Carpool: If you'd like to carpool, let Nancy know.
All registrations due by July 13, 2018.