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Washington Underground: Archaeology in Downtown Washington, DC, a walking and metro guide to the past...

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DC Archaeology Tour Contents

Locator Map
Archaeology in DC
Urban Archaeology
A-Rare Achievement
B-Self Medication
C-Marketplace
D-Crowded Housing
E-Pardon Our Dust
F-Safe Water
G-Neighborhood
H-Path of History
I-2nd Hand Economy
J-Oldest Profession
Making Do
Other Sites
For More Information
Credits

 

 

 

Other Sites of Interest

Civil War to Civil Rights Downtown Heritage Trail
(Cultural Tourism DC's Walking Tour)

Cultural Tourism DC has established a well-marked trail in downtown DC that links the history of the city to the history of the nation.  Some of the sites along this trail include:

Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum (6th & G Streets, NW)

John Wilkes Booth Escape Route (9th & F Streets, NW)

Surrat's Boarding House (6th & H Streets, NW)

Clara Barton House and Office (6th & H Streets, NW)

Freedom Plaza and National Theatre (13th & E Street, NW)

Also in Freedom Plaza, see part of L'Enfant's original plan for the city of Washington portrayed in marble, sandstone, and granite.  Also, a time capsule honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is located in the southwest end of the plaza.

Also visit these other sites of interest:

City Museum of Washington, DC (Mt. Vernon Square)

National Museum of Women in the Arts (13th & H Streets, NW)

Chinatown Gateway Arch (7th & H Streets, NW)

Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery
   (8th & F Streets, NW)

National Building Museum (401 F Street, NW)

Jewish Historical Society (701 3rd Street, NW)

Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (511 10th Street, NW)

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Washington Underground:
Archaeology in Downtown Washington, DC,
a walking and metro guide to the past...
was produced cooperatively by the National Park Service, National Center for Cultural Resources, Archeology and Ethnography Program; the District of Columbia Office of Planning, Historic Preservation Office; the Center for Heritage Resource Studies, University of Maryland, College Park; and the Society for American Archaeology.

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