Expose your students to the best of our nation’s capital and all the momentous historical events that helped shape our government. Old Town Trolley Tours is proud to offer our “We the People” Washington DC Educational Tour to 8th grade students attending Washington DC Public Schools.
On this special Washington DC Field Trip, the students will explore the United States Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. They’ll visit Capitol Hill, The Lincoln Memorial and the FDR Memorial. They’ll also be treated to lunch at the Department of Agriculture, a stop at Lafayette Park, the Supreme Court Building and a tour of the National Archives where they’ll view the Declaration of Independence.
At each stop, our knowledgeable guide will engage them in interesting activities and discussions to help them learn about the many facets to the constitution and how this invaluable document has impacted the lives of every American since its creation.
They’ll discover many facts and hear interesting anecdotes about how life was during America’s earliest days. How wars, treaties, Presidents and laws were developed, how they influenced our Country, our people and even their own lives.
The “We the People” field trip is a full-day, comprehensive educational excursion that is designed to reinforce classroom history lessons. Students are entertained and enlightened and come away with an excellent understanding of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence in addition to how the branches of our government work.
Old Town Trolley Tours offers “We the People” Washington DC Educational Tour at no charge to 8th grade students in Washington DC Public Schools. We work in partnership with the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, The White House Historical Society, the National Park Service's National Mall and Memorial Parks, United States Federal Courts, the National Archives Foundation and Children's Concierge, Guest Services to make this extraordinary experience available.
Our educational tour is a hands-on, interactive adventure that will help students learn about America’s most fascinating history. It’s a day they’ll always remember.