Lincoln's Washington
Featuring the Booth Escape Route
Thursday–Sunday, May 12-15, 2016

Lincoln’s Washington
Featuring the Booth Escape Route
Thursday-Sunday, May 12-15, 2016

Enrollment fee is $550 (Does not include lodging)

Battlefield Guide
Ed Bearss
is scheduled to lead this tour.

Thursday – May 12, 2016
8:00 pm Gather for an orientation meeting and lecture.

Friday – May 13, 2016
Visit the site of the Battle of Fort Stevens where President Lincoln came under fire from Confederate sharpshooters on July 12, 1864. Tour President Lincoln’s Cottage, his summer retreat located 3-miles from the White House. On a ranger-led tour of Ford’s Theater, hear details of the evening President Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth. We will walk across the street to see the bedroom in the Peterson House where Lincoln died on April 15.

Saturday – May 14, 2016
Take a walking tour of Lafayette Square Park, see the site of Secretary of State William Seward, one of the targets of the Lincoln Assassination plot. Spend the balance of the day tracing John Wilkes Booth’s escape route, from Ford’s Theater to the Garrett Farm near Port Royal, VA. Stops will include the Surratt House & Tavern and the Dr. Mudd House.

Sunday – May 15, 2016
Begin the day with a tour of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church to see the Lincoln family’s pew and the stained glass window dedicated to Lincoln. Continue to Fort McNair to see the site where the Lincoln conspirators were held, tried and executed. Our tour concludes with a visit to the Lincoln Memorial. We plan to end the day at the Hilton Garden Inn at approximately 5:00 pm.

We have reserved a block of 35 rooms for 3 nights (May 12, 13 & 14) at the Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax. The group rate is $89 (+tax) per room per night. This special group rate applies until 30 days out (April 7) at which time any rooms in our reserved group block not sold will be released. Subsequent bookings will be based on availability and higher room rates may apply.

Hilton Garden Inn Tel (703) 385-7774
3950 Fair Ridge Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033
Nightly rate $89+
Continental breakfast is included in the rate.
Reservation Code: Civil War Tours

What is Included in Tour Cost:
Expert Battlefield Guide(s)
• 2 Lunches
• Motorcoach Transportation While on Tour
• Museum Admissions
• Map Book
• Bottled Water and Soda on Bus

What is not Included in Tour Cost:
• Lodging
• 1 Lunch, Dinners
• Transportation to Farfax, VA

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