Christian Tours – Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

White House

The White House has been a symbol of the American Presidency since it was completed in 1800. Although George Washington oversaw much of the construction of this stately home he never lived there. It was John Adams our second President who spent the first night here on November 1, 1800. He arose early the next […]

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Jefferson & F. D. R. Memorials

Because of their close proximity to each other Sonshine Christian Tours recommends seeing these memorials together. Jefferson Memorial The West Potomac Park, on the shore of the Potomac River Tidal Basin began as a tidal sand bar. The park arose from the waters of the Potomac river, the work of the United States Army Corps […]

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Ford’s Theatre & The Petersen House

This Washington, D.C. tour to Ford’s Theater will bring you back to the night that made history. Shortly into his second term, and only five days after the surrender of general Robert E. Lee, President Lincoln went to a play at Ford’s Theater called, “My American Cousin”. While President Lincoln was watching the play, a […]

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Smithsonian Museums

Although there are 19 different museums the favorites for student Smithsonian field trips include the American History, Air And Space and Natural History Museums. 30 million people tour the Smithsonian every year. This popular destination for educational field trips began when the British scientist, James Smithson left his estate to the United States in the […]

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Arlington Cemetery & Iwo Jima

Arlington National Cemetery is an American military cemetery established during the Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lee’s wife, Mary Anna Custis Lee. More than 300,000 persons are buried here on 624 acres. Veterans from every one of the nation’s wars are interred in […]

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