Venue Details

237 Star Starred
Ford's Theatre
at E St NW 511 Tenth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-347-4833
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Member Tips

Lori A.
Wear comfortable walking shoes, this is a fairly lengthy walk.
info Jun 26 2009 star this tip starred
chkrbrd62
Try to park close to the theater;there were spots on the street esp if you get there just @6:30.
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
chkrbrd62
Bring some cold water
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
chkrbrd62
..or take the Metro!
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
jean Ratner
Take an umbrella if there's any chance of rain.
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Definitely bring water...
info Aug 10 2009 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

43 ratings
4.7 average rating
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21 events
9 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 24 2009

This is fantastic! I loved Lizzie. Was wonderful to find out more about the common people and freed slaves lives. I've heard plenty about the famous people of the time.... continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

This walking tour was fabulous. It was a beautiful day and we thoroughly enjoyed the story-telling event. Would highly recommend to anyone that wants to do something... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 25 2009

The actress playing the part of seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln was a fine actress who skillfully portrayed her role. We learned a lot about the life of a free slave,... continued

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Website

http://www.fordstheatre.org/home/performances-events/history-foot-...

Description

Photo of Danielle Drakes as Elizabeth Keckly by Mark Ramont. This tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and the distance walked is about 1.5 miles. Please wear comfortable shoes.