Woodrow Wilson House: Joint Education & Training Program
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Woodrow Wilson House: Tour, Art & Interpretation in the 21st Century: A Joint Education and Training Guild Event

When: Thursday, July 25, 2019
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Where: Woodrow Wilson House
2340 S Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Contact: Christen Eliason

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Join your Education and Training Committee Hosts for a tour of Wilson’s retirement home, now a museum of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  Also included in the tour is an exhibition honoring the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.  Contemporary Artist Helen Zughaib’s Syrian Migration Series explores the consequences of the post-World War I peace through the lens of the current Syrian conflict and the mass migration it has triggered. 

The 28th president was an inspiration to many future leaders, he won the Nobel Peace Prize, and he is an important figure in American Liberalism.  Failure to secure US ratification of the Treaty of Versailles and US lack of involvement in the League of Nations sowed the seeds of World War II.  Today with a broader knowledge of his views on race and civil liberties his legacy is hard to interpret.  The Woodrow Wilson House museum is adapting to these reactions.  We hope you come, learn and take away some tools for presenting sensitive political material to our city’s visitors. 

NOTE:  Registration fee is nonrefundable unless event is cancelled.

Education Committee:  Pat Abler and Chris Bauer

Training Committee:  Christen Eliason and  Sandra Moore

Questions?  Contact Christen at christen@grouptourcompany.com or 202-841-5021.  

Nearest Metro:  Dupont Circle (Red Line).  From Dupont proceed Northwest on Massachusetts Avenue about 5 blocks (through Sheridan Circle) and turn right on 24th Street, N.W.  Turn right on S Street, N.W. — 2340 S Street, N.W. is the third building from the corner.

Parking is available on the street, but subject to parking restrictions, generally, “two-hour parking” applies.

Buses:  the N2, N4 and N6 Metro buses stop at 24th Street and Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., one block from Woodrow Wilson House.

Accessibility:  The Woodrow Wilson House is a historic structure without full accessibility.  A small elevator takes visitors to the second and third floors.