Photos: Capital Pride Historic Gay DC Walking Tour


On the morning of Saturday, June 13 – hours before the Capital Pride Parade – Rainbow History board member Jeff Donahoe teamed up with local historian Brock Thompson to offer free walking tours of historic gay DC. Dozens of locals and visitors participated.

Photos by Sarah Welz Geselowitz. Click to enlarge:

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 (Jeff Donahoe and Brock Thompson gather tour-goers near Dupont Circle.)

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(Jeff’s tour group gathers on 20th Street.)

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(The tour visited 1724 20th Street, a central gay space in the 1970s and first home of the gay bookstore Lambda Rising.)


For your own historical LGBT tour, check out the self-guided walking tour brochures provided here on our website.