Cultural Tourism DC’s 2012 WalkingTown DC and BikingTown DC kicks off on Saturday, September 15 in conjunction with Cultural Tourism DC’s Greater H Street, NE Neighborhood Heritage Trail Launch and the H Street Festival. Tours continue during lunchtime and evening hours on Monday, September 24 – Friday, September 28. Weekend tours are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 29 – 30. The program closes with tours on Monday, October 1.
The Greater Deawood-Watts Branch Green Restoration Tour
The Watts Branch Creek and its neighborhood in Northeast DC is being transformed and restored through community-based action and public investment. Join Dennis Chestnut, founder of Groundwork Anacostia DC and his staff on this 1 1/2-hour walking tour to see projects that are restoring the neighborhood and its ecosystems. Walk along Watts Branch Creek and Marvin Gaye and Fort Mahan (part of the Civil War Defenses of Washington) parks, and stop along creek restoration sites, tree plantings, bio-retention areas, native habitat restoration and the New Empowerhouse Solar Home site.
Presented by Groundwork Anacostia River DC, Inc. and led by Executive Director, neighborhood aficionado, and long-time resident Dennis Chestnut; Program Manager Vaughn Perry, and Executive Assistant Fajr S. Chestnut.
To sign up visit Cultural Tourism’s website at www.culturaltourismdc.org