Washington DC Tour: June 3, 2023, with Jim Hessler
The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast

Washington DC Tour: June 3, 2023, with Jim Hessler

Regular price $37.50 $35.00 Unit price per

 Morning (10:00 am) - Lafayette Square:

  • Join us on a walking tour of the violent history of Lafayette Square in Washington DC.

  • Our tour will focus on the infamous murder site where Dan Sickles killed Philip Barton Key.

  • Other Points of Interest:

    • Blair House (where R.E. Lee was offered command of the Northern army.)

    • Site where Secretary of State Seward was nearly assassinated by Gettysburg veteran Lewis Powell.

    • Dolly Madison house and McClellan’s headquarters.

    • St John’s Episcopal Church, attended by Lincoln and generations of other      Presidents.  

    • Assassination attempt on President Harry S. Truman.

    • More!

Afternoon (3:00 pm) – Lincoln Cottage:

  • Group tour of the site where Lincoln made some of his most important decisions.


$70 for both tours. $37.50 for each tour individually.


On your own.


  • Meet at Lafayette Square by 9:45am. Tour starts 10am.

  • Metro instructions will be provided to attendees.

  • Group carpools or group Metro riding will be arranged based on interest.