Adams Morgan Walking Tour
In partnership with Prologue DC, District Bridges is bringing two FREE walking tours of the Adams Morgan neighborhood this summer!
This tour will focus on the multi-layered social history, and social justice history, of the neighborhood now known as Adams Morgan, from pre-Civil War times to the present day. Highlights will include two National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom sites; school segregation and desegregation; Washington’s early Hispanic/Latino community; redlining; and political activism.
Meeting point: Unity Park (1771-1795 Columbia Rd NW)
Weather: in the event of light rain, this tour will still occur. Only in the event of more severe weather (downpours, lightning, etc.), the tour will be rescheduled.
Walking tours are scheduled for:
Saturday, July 16 @ 10-11:30 am
Saturday, Sept 10 @ 3-4:30 pm
About your tour guide: Mara Cherkasky
Historian and writer Mara Cherkasky is the co-founder of both the historical research firm Prologue DC, LLC , and the digital public history project Mapping Segregation in Washington DC , which documents the use of racially restrictive housing covenants during the segregation era. For Cultural Tourism DC, she has collaborated on about a dozen Neighborhood Heritage Trails and previously managed the DC African American Heritage Trail.