Washington D.C. Events – February

February is BLACK HISTORY MONTH, and there are quite a few great resources to post.

Arlington National Cemetery has a NEW series of educational resources. There are currently a dozen topics, including African American History, and they are AMAZING! – CLICK HERE

A list of recommended secondary sources on the history of African Americans and Arlington National Cemetery, from the Civil War through the civil rights movement.

African American History at ANC – CLICK

Explore Arlington’s past as a plantation, learn about the Freedman’s Village built on this property during the Civil War, and meet some trailblazers of the civil rights movement.

Segregation and Civil Rights Walking Tour in ANC – CLICK

This walking tour celebrates African American men and women buried at Arlington National Cemetery who were first in their fields.

African American Firsts at ANC – CLICK

NEW – African American Heritage Trails – Alexandria, VA. – CLICK

* RESOURCES – Alexandria’s African American Community – CLICK

Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has a series of events for Black History Month – CLICK

There are endless events (some $) in and around the DMV Area for Black History Month. Here is a list of Comedy Shows, Gala Events, Masquerades, Poetry, Gospel and much more – CLICK

Ways to honor African American History Month in our Nation’s Capitol – CLICK

OTHER EVENTS in the D.C. Area…

Sat. Feb. 11 – Noon-4pm – Cupid’s Undie Run – Waterfront Area – CLICK

Mon. Feb. 20 – All Day – Mount Vernon – President’s Day Celebrations – CLICK

Everyday – 11:30 am – 7:30 pm – Celebrate our American Presidents – National Portrait Gallery – FREE TIMED TICKETS REQUIRED – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Celebrate President’s Day Weekend with a ride to the top!

For Reserved Washington Monument Tickets – CLICK

Same Day Walk Up Tickets – “The Washington Monument Lodge, located along 15th Street between Madison and Jefferson drives, opens at 8:45 a.m. for distribution of free, same day, timed tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis. One person may obtain up to six tickets as well as request their preferred ticket time. All visitors (including children ages 2+) must have a ticket to enter the Washington Monument. During peak season, tickets run out quickly. Be advised that many visitors form a line to wait long before the ticket window opens.”

Mon. Feb. 20 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – George Washington’s Birthday Parade – Alexandria – CLICK

For ALL Events in Alexandria for GW’s Birthday (And there are MANY…) – CLICK

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