Learn about Native American settlements on the Historic Southwest Waterfront to how the area grew into the glittery development of today.
Not be confused with the Georgetown Waterfront, this area of Southwest DC is not far from the National Mall or L'Enfant Plaza.
Join DC by Foot as we learn about the Wharf's history and then explore the sights, sounds, and most importantly, the foods of today.
Historic Southwest Waterfront | DC Wharf Walking Tour
- Titanic Memorial
- Fort McNair
- Wheat Row: historic rowhouses
- Thomas Law House
- St. Dominic’s Church
- Arena Stage
- Black History of South West from The Pearl Incident to USCT to Marvin Gaye
- Seventh Street Wharf during the Civil War
- Maine Ave Fish Market
- Benjamin Banneker Park
- and much more....
Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is just over one mile (1,6km).
When: This tour runs as a private tour only.