Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Road Closures and Construction update Winter 2013
Construction work on Rock Creek Parkway at Waterside Drive has resumed. Work will continue into Spring 2013. Delays are expected as lane closures occur to accomodate work. More »
04/06/2013Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium Time: 9:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Nature Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 202-895-6070
19th Century poet, Walt Whiman, made dozens of small notebooks from paper and ribbon to carry with him as he visited hundreds of Civil War soldiers in.Washington area hospitals. These writings provide a poetic records that captures the heroism, horrors, exaltations, and anguish of the war. Join local researcher Martin Jones as he shares insights on Whitman's experiences and reactions to the war. Ages 12 to adult.