Duke Ellington's Washington, D.C.: Historic Walking and Bus Tour
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The last date listed for Duke Ellington's DC was Tuesday August 29, 2006 / 9:30am.
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Enjoy a cruise on the luxurious vessel Odyssey, with unparalleled views of the nation's greatest landmarks from the Potomac River, as you delight in a delicious brunch, lunch or a four-course dinner. Later, dance to a wide array of music provided by a live band. This sophisticated getaway excursion offers something for everyone, whether you're looking forward to fresh and creative food prepared by a master chef, listening to music and dancing or simply relaxing with a special someone while watching the beautiful view. There are also a variety of fun holiday and other themed cruises as well. Learn More
Take a trip back to Washington’s Black Broadway, boyhood home of jazz master Duke Ellington and, thanks to nearby Howard University, the heart of African American culture in the nation’s capital. U Street once throbbed with nightclubs and theaters where the great African American entertainers headlined. The jazz scene continues to thrive on the “New U” and we’ll show you where. In addition to the seeing the house where Ellington was born, we’ll visit other elegantly restored landmarks, including the gilded Lincoln Theatre, the Thurgood Marshall Center for Service and Heritage (home of the nation’s first black YMCA), and the only memorial to African American Civil War soldiers. Nearby is the home of the remarkable Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of the National Council of Negro Women. A National Park Service ranger will provide a guided tour of the site.
Lasts three hours and combines walking with transport via bus.