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Learn the Hill’s Stories on the Tour of Tours

Want to learn more about the neighborhood we love? Like walks? Want to discover the secret treasures on the Hill –and learn the stories behind them?

The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will stage its annual Mother’s Day weekend event as a series of outdoor, guided, walking tours Tour of Tours” on May 8 and 9.

Themes for the walking tours include “Hollywood on the Hill”, “The Resistance”, “Notable People”, “Our Industrial Past”, “Parks – Treasures of Capitol Hill”, “Community Evolution” near Logan School, and, for younger neighbors, “Whimsy of Capitol Hill” scavenger hunt.

There’s also an”Artists at Home” exhibit, micro galleries featuring the work of local artists. Mother’s Day weekend, May 8 and 9. See details below.

Tour Menu:

IN THE LINE OF FIRE, Clint Eastwood, 1993, ©Columbia Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection
The Hill home of Frederick Douglass. Do you know the location?

NEW: We’re also organizing an “Artists at Home” gallery, inviting local artists to display their work on their porches or in a front yard, or at Eastern High School on this self-guided tour. If you’d like to participate or would like additional information, please email HouseTourCHRS@gmail.com.

To help maintain the safety of tour guides, attendees and others, the number of participants will be limited. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

Thanks to the community for keeping CHRS part of Capitol Hill for 66 years! If you haven’t yet, you can still become a member.

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