On Saturday, Oct 19th, Due to the Race for Every Child and the Race for Remembrance, Stop # 3, the National Archives, Stop # 7, the Air & Space Museum, Stop # 16, the Newseum and Stop # 17, the Portrait Gallery will be closed until 11:00am. Stop # 11, the Jefferson Memorial and Stop # 12, The FDR and MLK Memorials will be closed until 10:00am.
Sunday October 27th, due to the Marine Corp Marathon, Old Town Trolley’s day tour & the DC Duck’s tour operations will be suspended. We will have normal night tour hotel pickups and night tours.
Notables in section 3: Astronauts and medical service members
Section three is near the Pershing gravesite stop. A short walk down the street will take you to the graves of astronauts Roger Chaffe and Virgil Grissom who perished aboard the Apollo I spacecraft and medical figures Jonathon Letterman, the Surgeon General of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War, and Major Walter Reed who confirmed that mosquitoes were the cause of yellow fever.