educational travel

Ford’s Theatre & The Petersen House

Abraham Lincoln 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 […]

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Jefferson & F. D. R. Memorials

Because of their close proximity to each other, Sonshine Education Tours recommends seeing these memorials together. Statue of Thomas Jefferson 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 […]

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White House

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 […]

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Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon, located in Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. Tour his home, pay your respects at his and Martha’s tombs and visit the new Ford Orientation Center. Learn about George Washington’s exceptional life and accomplishments through interactive displays and a short film at the educational […]

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Library of Congress Jefferson Building

The Library of Congress Reading Rooml The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is perhaps the most magnificent building in Washington DC. The design of the building holds some of the richest public interiors in the United States, and its structure is a classical work of art. When it was finished some people actually […]

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