Event Details

Guided Historic Tour of Washington's Forest

Saturday, April 19, 2014


When:  1:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where:  Begins and ends at Ball-Sellers House, 5620 3rd Street South, Arlington
Who:  Families
Fee: FREE (but donations are appreciated) and registration is NOT required.

What: Join Arlington Historical Society on a guided tour of Washington's Forest. Kevin Vincent, a member of the Arlington Historical Society, will lead the tour; Kevin has done extensive research on the early history of Arlington and designed this walk for Walk Arlington. On the walk, you'll see the Ball-Sellers House (the oldest house in Arlington), visit the survey markers used by Washington in 1785, and visit the site of a mill built by George Washington Parke Custis, Washington’s step-grandson.

Participants should wear good walking shoes and be able to walk up to 4 miles of easy terrain.

 

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