- Tour of historical sites in Washington DC related to the life and death of President Abraham Lincoln
- Go on a guided tour of Ford's Theatre, where Lincoln was shot, and learn more about the days that followed
- Browse the Center for Education and Leadership's exhibits about Lincoln's assassination and his impact
- Enjoy a guided tour of Lincoln's Cottage, where Lincoln lived during part of his presidency
What You Can Expect
Take a lunch break (own expense) before heading to Lincoln's Cottage, a Gothic Revival Cottage in northwest Washington DC. For 13 months, President Lincoln lived at this cottage and commuted to the White House, and it was here that he composed his Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves during the American Civil War. During your 1-hour guided tour of Lincoln's Cottage, see memorabilia belonging to the president and learn more about his public and personal life.
Your 5.5-hour exploration of the President Lincoln's life, death, and legacy concludes at Union Station.