Public Programs: Historic Places: Planning

Period of Performance

7/1/2006 - 1/31/2008

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$45,000.00 (approved)
$25,741.00 (awarded)

The National Square: An Audio Walking Tour of Lafayette Square

FAIN: BP-50016-07

NTHP (Washington, DC 20037-1905)
Katherine Malone-France (Project Director: September 2005 to May 2008)

Planning for an audio walking tour, guidebooks, signage, and a website on the history of Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C.

Planning for the 45-minute audio walking tour of Lafayette Square includes development of a script; design of guidebooks, signage, website and rack card; and an implementation plan. The tour will cover themes of evolution of the Executive Branch, enslavement and Reconstruction, cultural life in the nation's capital, and the historic preservation movement in the U.S.