Join the Little Compton Historical Society as we explore the new
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
Washington, DC — January 8-10, 2017
Our newest board member, Professor Steven Lubar of Brown University, a former Smithsonian curator, has arranged special tours for us which are not available to the general public. Enjoy custom tours of the:
¨ National Museum of African American History & Culture
¨ National Museum of the American Indian
¨ National Museum of American History
Join Steve and LCHS Director Marjory O’Toole on this trip designed especially for museum lovers. All tours are optional, and you may explore the Smithsonian’s other museums or the city’s attractions on your own instead if you choose. You may also explore DC’s fabulous options for meals on your own or join Steve or Marjory at restaurants they have pre-selected.
¨ Roundtrip airfare from Providence.
¨ Guided motorcoach transportation from Ronald Regan Airport to Mount Vernon to hotel on Day 1 and back to airport on Day 3.
¨ Two nights stay Hilton Garden Inn, Washington DC, Downtown. 1 minute walk to Metro and 20 minutes to National Mall.
¨ Two hot breakfasts.
¨ Day 1—Tour of Mount Vernon with lunch in its tavern-style restaurant.
¨ Day 1 & 3—Guided motorcoach transportation to a number of national monuments including the Martin Luther King Memorial.
¨ Day 2 & 3—Customized tours of three Smithsonian museums.
¨ Day 3—Tour of the Library of Congress.
¨ Transportation to and from the LC Historical Society and the airport. Cars may be left at LCHS.
¨ Travel Insurance.
Cost: $865 Double Occupancy
¨ $200 Deposit Due by October 10
¨ Refundable only if LCHS cancels trip due to lack of interest
¨ Non-refundable if trip proceeds
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