The White House's Lafayette Park

    Jackson statue lafayette
    Rick snider
    28 Oct 2014
    Clock 20min      Length0.5mi
    Rating
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    This is a walk through a small park, but it is also a journey that covers love, betrayal, murder, a duel to the death, attempted assassination, ghosts, the heroes of two wars and - oh yeah - the White House.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Park, White House, Stephen DeCatur House, Andrew Jackson statue

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The walk starts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1525 H Street

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    The Stephen DeCatur House is a naval museum and open during the day.

    Best time to walk:

    The tour can be done at any time, but daytime hours are best.

    Precautions:

    This is the most secure area you'll ever enter because it's next to the White House.

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