Date(s) - 03/01//2014 - 03/16//2014
Starting near the Jackson Statue in Lafayette Square, journey back to the winter of 1867-1868 when Mark Twain worked in DC as a journalist for a half-dozen newspapers. Led by John Muller, historian and author of the newly released Mark Twain in Washington, D.C: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent. The tour visits the Willard Hotel, Newspaper Row and the old City Hall. Learn about Twain’s boarding houses and the lively, irreverent, and hard-drinking bohemian correspondents he ran with. Tours offered five separate times: March 1 from 9am – 10:30am, March 2 from 10am – 11:30am, March 9 from 10am – 11:30am, March 15 from 9am – 10:30am, and March 16 from 10am – 11:30am. $25 fee. Pre-registration required.