Black Monument Trek

Thank you for rsvp'ing for GirlTrek's Black Monument Trek! We'll trek through the streets of DC and share the stories of some of the city's monumental Black women. We look forward to walking through the footsteps of "HerStory" with you. Here's a few things you'll need to know:


Starting Point:

Ben's Chili Bowl

1213 U Street

(We'll meet in the alley of the side of the restaurant) 


Start Time:

10 AM



3.3 miles


What to bring:

Please wear your Superhero blue, comfortable walking shoes and a smile! Also, be sure to have some water with you. The trek will likely take around 2 hours so, you may also want to have some light snack with you. 


Trek Organizers:

Ebony Andrews -

Vanessa Garrison -


Additional Details:

We'll be trekking through neighborhoods surrounding the U Street corridor to visit the homes and historic sites of DC's freedom fighting foremothers. There will be a total of 10 stops along the trek, including the start/end point. At each stop, we'll share a short story of the greatness of Black women. For your convenience, a map of the route is provided below.


See you tomorrow! 




October 06, 2018
10am - 12pm


Ben's Chili Bowl
1213 U St
Washington , DC 20009
United States
Google map and directions


Ebony Andrews

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