Thursday, October 26, 2017

walking history tour of McMillan Park -- Saturday, 10-28-2017

See this announcement:

Regarding the Walking History Tour of McMillan Park this Saturday, October 28th:

The tour will showcase McMillan Park, its unique history, its vistas and connection to Bloomingdale/the surrounding neighborhoods.  The walk will include information and bonus highlights about Bloomingdale - with a focus on segregation, the landmark SCOTUS ruling that overturned racial covenants in real estate contracts and environmental racism.

The tour will last approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hours and will start at the park in front of Big Bear Café (located at the corner of 1st St and R St NW on Saturday, October 28th, at 9am (rain date: Sunday, October 29th, at 9am).
Please register by sending an email to - Tickets will be limited to a maximum of 40 people for this tour.
Kindly note, a
suggested donation of $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the event to benefit the Friends of McMillan Park's efforts to save this registered national historic landmark is greatly appreciated. For additional information and details, go to the web page,

Best regards,



Unknown said...

It is fairly deceptive to simply state that Friends of McMillan Park is trying to "save" the landmark, and to donate to that cause.

Paul Kirk said...

How, pray tell, is it deceptive to say FoM is trying to save this registered national historic landmark?

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