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Cultural Heritage Trails

The African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC identifies sites that are important in local and national history and culture.The trail consists of a searchable database and a free booklet. The database provides information about each of the trail's more than 200 sites in 15 distinct neighborhoods. The database also indicates which sites have been marked with plaques.

Cultural Tourism DC's Neighborhood Heritage Trails are the official walking trails of Washington, DC. Take a stroll through DC history when you follow one our our self-guided walking trails. Each trail sign combines stories, historic photos, and maps.