Prince Charles, Camilla to visit DC-area cultural sites

FILE - In this Friday, March 13, 2015, file photo, Britain's Prince Charles, right, and the Duchess of Cornwall leave St Paul’s Cathedral, in central London, after attending a service of commemoration to pay tribute to members of the British armed forces, past and present, who served on operations in Afghanistan. Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to arrive in Washington on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, and will visit cultural and educational sites over the course of three days. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to arrive in Washington and will visit cultural and educational sites over the next three days.

The British Embassy says the royal couple is scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening at Andrews Air Force Base and will be greeted with a reception at the British ambassador’s residence.

On Wednesday, Prince Charles and Camilla are scheduled to visit George Washington’s historic Mount Vernon estate in Virginia. Prince Charles will also visit the National Archives, and Camilla will visit the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington.

On Thursday, the royal couple visits the Armed Forces Retirement Home, which also is the site of President Abraham Lincoln’s summer cottage. They will also meet President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House.

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