African American family history has been a significant part of the civic life and identity of Washington, DC since it became the nations capital in 1791.
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A Private, Self-Guided Genealogy Quest On Using the Archival Resources in Washington, DC to Explore your African American Family Ancestry
Experience African American history and culture in Washington, DC. From the African American Civil War Museum to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, there are many sites to visit for black history and contemporary culture in the nation's capital. Your self-guided genealogy quest plan will lead you or your group in discovering the stories of African-Americans who shaped Washington, DC and America by exploring a historically rich collection of sites. You’ll be provided with historical context, biographical information on Washington, DC African American history, archives, and much more. Sometimes it is better to focus your attention on a specific ancestor or time period and gain a much deeper understanding of the particular resources, such as genealogy research at the National Archives and the Library of Congress. The vibrant DC eateries and museum shops offer the perfect opportunity to slow down, absorb your experiences and enjoy a meal. This private genealogy quest is catered entirely to you, meaning you can set the pace and decide on which history you’d like to focus.
What to Expect on Your guided Genealogy Quest
When you receive your plan you will receive an email with details on where to start your quest. The quest will be given in Paperdoll Travel's signature conversational, of-the-moment style, which is guaranteed to deliver education, context and excitement in unexpected ways. Your self-guided quest plan will include entry passes when appropriate, so all you have to do is head right in. During the quest you may explore:
Self-guided Quest Hours
Sunday - Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm