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Did you know that during the Civil War Lincoln and his family lived in a charming Gothic Revival cottage, located on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home? A true hidden gem, he resided there for thirteen months. The cottage is so significant because it was there that he developed the Emancipation Proclamation. Trivia…the day before his assassination, Lincoln road out to the cottage before heading back to the White House.

Washington is filled with historic and memorable places which you will visit on this Interlude, however the Lincoln Cottage is only one of several hidden gems you will be delighted to discover as you tour in and around Washington D.C. This tour is designed to provide historic, patriotic and educational insights while allowing time on your own to pursue your personal interests.

Our nation’s capital is filled with legends and lore and is a great place to visit. Please read the complete itinerary and plan to join us.

Read our blog “The Old Guard.”

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  • Anderson House
  • Old Guard Cassion Platoon
  • Mansion on O Street
  • Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • President Lincoln’s  Cottage
  • Royal Saudi Arabian Embassy
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Korean & Vietnam War Memorials
  • National WWII Memorial
  • US Capitol & White House Visitor Centers
  • Library of Congress
  • Iwo Jima Statue
  • National Cathedral
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s Estate
  • Old Town Alexandria Driving Tour

Call Interlude Tours today to book your Guided Vacation to Washington DC! (317) 913-0387