Washington D.C. Bus Trip–The Path to Civil Rights: The Struggles of Women and African Americans
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and the Augusta County Historical Society are co-sponsoring a Washington D.C. bus trip
A morning tour at the United States National Archives includes a tour of the exhibition entitled, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote. This exhibit will feature photographs, documents, and memorabilia on the theme of women’s suffrage.
An afternoon stop at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture will enthrall all who watched this amazing museum take shape. (Initially, waiting lists to visit the museum were backed up nearly two years. Even now tickets can be difficult to acquire.) You will not want to miss this exploration of a difficult and incredible story that takes you from the long period of slavery, to emancipation, the Jim Crow and Civil Rights eras, and beyond.
Co-sponsors of this bus tour, the Presidential Library and ACHS, have a total of 45 tickets available on a first come, first serve basis.
- Cost for the tour is $85 for members (either organization) and $95 for nonmembers. Since seating/tickets are limited to 45. Your spot on the tour is guaranteed ONLY with payment.
- The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library will handle all ticket sales beginning in early July. You can register on-line at www.woodrowwilson. org or call if you have questions or need assistance in any way: 540-885-0897, extension 113.
- You can also e-mail hhanger@ woodrowwilson.org after the Fourth of July holiday. ACHS will send out e-blasts to all our members with additional information, so look for one in your in-box soon!