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Walking Through History at Walter Reed Walking Tour

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


When Walter Reed Army Medical Center was merged with Bethesda Naval Medical Center in 2011, the Shepherd Park campus in Ward 4 began a new era in its storied history.

Learn about the renowned physicians and scientists whose discoveries and innovations contributed to the medical center’s stellar outstanding reputation.

Find out why Walter Reed was both a place of opportunity for Black Washingtonians and the site for activism against racial discrimination.

Discover why for those who lived nearby Walter Reed Army Medical Center was a beacon—a reminder they were home.

View The Parks, a redevelopment of the medical center into a place with gorgeous greenspaces, new shopping, and living opportunities for thousands of seniors, veterans, and families.


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The Parks at Walter Reed
1010 Butternut Street NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
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