Jacqueline Kennedy Georgetown Walking Tour Sept. 12
Join a guided walking tour through Georgetown on September 12, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:15 pm to see several of the most important and interesting places connected to Jacqueline Kennedy - before, during and after her White House years.
This tour officially starts at Le Pain Quotdidien at 2815 M Street in Georgetown. Purchase tickets here.
Did you know that while residing in Washington, DC Jacqueline:
- Graduated from George Washington University, class of 1951, and later took additional courses at Georgetown University.
- Worked as a newspaper reporter for the Washington Times-Herald.
- Met her future husband Jack at a Georgetown dinner party.
- Became engaged to Jack at a Georgetown tavern.
- Resided in Georgetown both before and after her White House years.
- Gave birth to her son, John Jr. at Georgetown University Hospital.
- Transformed the role of First Lady of the United States.
- Became a fashion icon and style-setter.
- Founded the White House Historical Association, remodeled the White House, hosted an Emmy-winning television program and helped save Lafayette Square from demolition.
- Designed and built a home in Middleburg, VA.
- Led the funeral arrangements and national mourning period after JFK’s death.
- Was the first person to use the term “Camelot” when describing the Kennedy years.
- Supported the development of the Kennedy Center.
- And much more.
Many of these events took place right in Georgetown. Come see where they actually occurred on this guided walking tour led by Robert Kelleman, the founder of the non-profit community organization Washington, DC History & Culture.