Friends of the Soldiers Home in cooperation with the Armed Forces Retirement Home and President Lincoln’s Cottage is pleased to invite you to….Open House Festivities
Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Armed Forces Retirement Home, 140 Rock Creek Church Road N.W., Washington, D.C.
**Climb to the top of the Sherman Tower (pictured) and tour other historic buildings rarely open to the public**
Tour the historic Quarters 1, constructed in 1857, and Quarters 6, built in 1907. (One-hour tours begin each half hour starting at 10:30 a.m. Last tour starts at 2 p.m.
— Processional and opening remarks, 10 a.m.
— Soldiers’ Home residents give tours of the new Scott Building, 10:15 a.m.
— Live band at noon
Friends of the Soldiers Home would like to thank the residents and staff of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, as well as Lincoln’s Cottage, for these continuing opportunities that open the precious, historic campus to the greater community.