Walk­ingTown D.C.

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Whether you’re new to Wash­ing­ton or you’ve lived here your whole life, Walk­ingTown D.C. will teach you some­thing about the city. Dozens of guided tours are of­fered over the course of nine days, show­ing how famed land­scaper Fred­er­ick Law Olm­sted re­made the U.S. Capi­tol grounds; re­veal­ing sites re­lated to the Water­gate break-in; or lead­ing walk­ers through the nar­row pas­sages of Blag­den Al­ley and Nay­lor Court in search of sta­bles and hints of “Old Wash­ing­ton.” All tours are free and last one to two hours, but reser­va­tions are re­quired, and the most pop­u­lar walks fill up early. When: Satur­day through Sept. 24. Where: Lo­ca­tions vary. cul­tur­al­touris­mdc.org. Tick­ets: Free.


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