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Ford's Theatre
at E Street NW 511 Tenth Street NW Washington, DC 20004
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7 reviews
4 stars
Brunch at Bistro d'Oc quite nice and very reasonably priced. Parking next to theater is $15 on a Sunday but building a block away is $10 - enter on 11th bet. E & F.
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The Spy Museum is close by. We did both and had a perfect day.
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History on Foot at Ford's Theatre - Elizabeth Keckly
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4.7 average rating
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Lori A.
24 events
10 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. Lizzie was an amazing person. This story is well told and we appreciated...

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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 different and entertaining. Weather you are a local or a tourist, this tour was...continued

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1 stars
attended Jul 24 2010

Wow the event was excellent!
Ms. Drakes truly embodied the life of Ms. Elizabeth Keckly. I have been a resident of D.C. for over 20 years and did not know the story of Ms. Elizabeth Keckly.

I highly recommend this tour for residents of the...continued

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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.