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Discover Greenbelt Town of Tomorrow

historierundvisning

Discover Greenbelt Town of Tomorrow

5 omtaler
Sat på pause til og med 14. juni. For at beskytte vores netværks helbred er Airbnb-oplevelser i mange regioner sat på pause på grund af COVID-19. Gå til Hjælpecenteret for at få de seneste opdateringer, inden du booker.
Varighed
1.5 timer
Gruppestørrelse
Op til 15 personer
Sprog
Engelsk
historierundvisning

Discover Greenbelt Town of Tomorrow

historierundvisning

Discover Greenbelt Town of Tomorrow

5 omtaler
Sat på pause til og med 14. juni. For at beskytte vores netværks helbred er Airbnb-oplevelser i mange regioner sat på pause på grund af COVID-19. Gå til Hjælpecenteret for at få de seneste opdateringer, inden du booker.
Varighed
1.5 timer
Gruppestørrelse
Op til 15 personer
Sprog
Engelsk

Det skal I lave

Join Greenbelt Museum staff for a unique trip through New Deal history. The event will begin with a look inside one of the carefully reconstructed 1930s residences which has been restored to its 1937 appearance. Following exploration of the housing unit, we'll embark on a walking tour of the community which includes Greenbelt's iconic pathways, underpasses, and super blocks, as well as a visit to one of the earliest shopping centers, and an original school building turned community center complete with social realist sculpture by a little known WPA artist. Greenbelt was designed and planned from the ground up by the federal government in the mid-1930s for families of low to moderate income. We believe that so much of this small city's history has never been more relevant as our nation debates who deserves help, what should that help look like, and what are good uses of government resources. Our tours are interactive, educational, and eye-opening.

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Megan

Hi. I'm Megan, a member of the Atlas Obscura community. I am a museum professional with the Greenbelt Museum, where we are passionate about sharing the history of our New Deal experimental community! I received my M.A. in Design History and have directed the Greenbelt Museum since 2008. I’ll be joined by Sheila Maffay-Tuthill, who has a degree in History and who has been developing and leading tours for the Museum since 2009.

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Explore closets and bathrooms and even open drawers in our historic house! Walk along Greenbelt's interior pathways not always visible from area roadways, as they were designed to separate vehicular from pedestrian traffic. Visit the time capsule of the original shopping area, complete with a movie theater and neon marquee and end at the original school building for the community, significant for its art deco design.

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Op til 15 gæster på 18 og derover kan deltage. Forældre kan også medbringe børn under to år. The walking tour is approximately one mile in length. We are happy to customize tours and/or make them shorter if requested. We forego the walking tour if…

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Bring comfortable shoes, an umbrella, and/or warm coat in cold weather as we will be outdoors.

Flere tips

Both the Museum's historic house (10B Crescent) and the house next door (10A Crescent) look like residences, they form a duplex and are diagonally across from the local library, where there is free parking. If guests have any mobility challenges, please call ahead for alternative parking options.

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Discover Greenbelt Town of Tomorrow
5 omtaler
Fra $20/person
5 omtaler
Fra $20/person