• Pennsylvania Avenue

    Pennsylvania Avenue

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Things To Do

The Old Post Office Tower park staff offers interpretive tours along Pennsylvania Avenue upon request every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. For other in-depth programs about this historic site, as well as other units of National Mall and Memorial Parks, please click here.

Did You Know?

Pennsylvania Avenue

President Lincoln’s first inauguration was overshadowed by ominous events. Several southern states had already seceded, many feared for the President’s safety, and cannon were placed at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.