They founded organizations, they sponsored legislation, they blazed trails and suffered trials. For generations, women living and working in Washington, D.C. have defied expectations and surmounted discrimination to increase equality, freedom, and prosperity for their fellow citizens. Angel of the Battlefield Clara Barton inspired a world-wide humanitarian movement. Dorothy Height devoted forty years to supporting African-American women and girls. Frances Perkins not only became the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, she was the principal architect of President Franklin Roosevelts New Deal. See the sites downtown and around the U.S. Capitol where they and others made their marks and follow history along Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, where thousands of suffragists first marched for equality on March 3, 1913. The walk will conclude at the Belmont-Paul Womens Equality National Monument, home to the National Womens Party for nearly 90 years and the epicenter of the struggle for womens rights.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 2 Hrs
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Departure Details :
Embarks from outside Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro station.
Return Details :
Tour ends at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument (144 Constitution Ave NE).
OverviewTake the two-hour Women Who Changed America walking tour with Washington Walks and discover the stories of extraordinary women who made history in the nation's capital.
- Walking tour
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
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