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.
Just inside the main gates of the cemetery you can find the grave of the nation’s 27th President, William Howard Taft. He is the only President who also served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His monument is a tall brown granite structure sculpted by James Earl Frazer. Taft lays to rest with his wife Helen “Nellie” Taft who was instrumental in bringing the cherry blossom trees to Washington DC.