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March on Washington 50th Anniversary Family Day Program

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Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, during this fun event for the whole family presented by the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tour the exhibition One Life: Martin Luther King Jr. to learn more about the civil rights leader and his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, enjoy vocal performances by Kim and Reggie Harris, story reading, and participate in hands-on activities such as slogan button-making.  The event is free and open to families.



Welcome to the District of Columbia’s 2013 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington website. The 50th Anniversary March on Washington to realize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with associated activities throughout the week.

This site will assist you in finding valuable information about the official events surrounding the March, local events and other activities to recognize this historic event.

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Lincoln Memorial
Join us at the Lincoln Memorial.

Saturday, August 24
8 am to 4 pm

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