History before history DC walking tour

There will be two editions of this classic “walkingtown DC” walking tour of d.c. geology this year – See the cultural tourism D.C. website for more details on these and other tours.

Sunday, September 25

9:30 – 12:30
History Before History: The Geologic Saga of Washington, DC
Meet and end at the small park by the National Zoo entrance on Harvard St., NW, across from 1845 Harvard St.

Metro Start: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
Metro End: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
Fitness: Moderate, 2 miles
Audio Enhancer
Reservations required: 9:30 – 12:30
Subjects: Environment, Parks and Gardens , Science

Go back in time 700 million years! Before DC was a city it was the bottom of an ancient ocean, the center of a mountain range, a magma chamber, and a river in which dinosaurs swam. Learn the geological story of the landscape by visiting rock outcrops in Adams Morgan and Rock Creek Park.

Presented and led by Northern Virginia Community College Assistant Professor of Geology Callan Bentley.

Sunday, October 2

9:30 am -12:30 pm
History Before History: The Geologic Saga of Washington, DC
Meet and end at the small park by the National Zoo entrance on Harvard St., NW, across from 1845 Harvard St.

Metro Start: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
Metro End: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan
Fitness: Moderate, 2 miles
Audio Enhancer
Reservations required: 9:30 am -12:30 pm
Subjects: Environment, Parks and Gardens , Science

Go back in time 700 million years! Before DC was a city it was the bottom of an ancient ocean, the center of a mountain range, a magma chamber, and a river in which dinosaurs swam. Learn the geological story of the landscape by visiting rock outcrops in Adams Morgan and Rock Creek Park.

Presented and led by Northern Virginia Community College Assistant Professor of Geology Callan Bentley.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s