National Building Museum

SOLD OUT Tour: St. Elizabeths

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Tour the historic grounds of St. Elizabeths in Washington, D.C., home of the federal institution founded before the Civil War as the Government Hospital for the Insane. Nancy Witherell, U.S. General Services Administration, leads a walking tour of the West Campus of the National Historic Landmark and discusses the history of its development, its significant role in the care of the mentally ill, and its future as the headquarters for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Presented during National Historic Preservation Month, this program complements the Museum’s exhibition Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017

2.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 2.0 CM (AICP) / 2.0 PDH HSW (LA CES)

Free. Registration by phone opens on August 28 and closes September 1. Call 202.272.2448, ext 3304. Space extremely limited and requires security screening.

Rendering of the Center Building on the West campus of St. Elizabeths. 

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