At the one-of-a-kind Meridian Hill Park, you'll find the longest cascading fountain in North America, along with a memorial to disgraced President James Buchanan. Other curiosities include a statue of Joan of Arc—the only one to feature a woman on a horse in the city.
Listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark, this beautiful 12-acre, 80-year-old national park was designed in the tradition of French gardens and Italian villas.
Join Fiona Clem, author of Meridian Hill Park, for a walking tour of the unknown history of this special National Park.
Due to demand, a second tour was just added for 12 pm!
- Meet inside the park at the northwest corner closest to 16th and Euclid Streets, NW.
- The closest Metro station is Columbia Heights (Green/Yellow), which is about a 10- to 15-minute walk from the park.
- The tour will end in the southwest corner of the park closest to 16th and W Streets, NW.
- We will be walking approximately a mile, so please wear appropriate shoes, bring water, and a hat.
- Unfortunately, the park is not wheelchair accessible.
Contact Matt Blitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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