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White House Tales of Scandal & Intrigue

Hodnoceno 4,95 z 5 po 22 hodnoceních.Washington, Spojené státy

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Zážitek vedený hostitelem Edward

2 hodiny
Až 10 lidé/lidí
Jazyk zážitku: angličtina

Co budeš dělat

Join me in exploring the hidden history of the White House neighborhood, Lafayette Square, and its most unusual events and personalities. As part of this tour, you’ll learn about the biggest scandal in Washington's history, which toppled an entire presidential Cabinet.

You’ll hear stories you won’t hear anywhere else, including: the hidden symbols within the White House's architecture, spies who operated from the Square, the wildest parties in presidential history, the murder of a District Attorney by a Congressman, the enslaved woman who ignited a Civil Rights revolution, deadly duels between military officers, the tragic death of America's first female professional photographer, the untold stories of presidential assassinations, the nation's first and little-known civil war, where the CIA and the space program were founded...and more!
Join me in exploring the hidden history of the White House neighborhood, Lafayette Square, and its most unusual events and personalities. As part of this tour, you’ll learn about the biggest scandal in Washington's history, which toppled an entire presidential Cabinet.

You’ll hear stories you won’t hear anywhere else, including: the hidden symbols within the White House's architecture, spies who operated from the Square, the wildest p…

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Hostitelem na Airbnb od roku 2012
  • 22 hodnocení
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Hi. I’m Edward, a member of the Atlas Obscura community.

The author of 10 published books on history, politics, humor, and science, I'm a former speechwriter to the President of the United States. A professional tour guide, I'm also an ex- writer for "The Tonight Show". Further, I'm the author of a book on the hidden history of Lafayette Square, titled The White House's Unruly Neighborhood. And I'm also the author of a presidential history, The Two-Term Jinx, and a collection of essays, America A to Z, as well as the political humor book, Foundering Fathers.
Hi. I’m Edward, a member of the Atlas Obscura community.

The author of 10 published books on history, politics, humor, and science, I'm a former speechwriter to the President of the United States. A professional tour guide, I'm also an ex- writer for "The Tonight Show". Further, I'm the author of a book on the hidden history of Lafayette Square, titled The White House's Unruly Neighborhood. And I'm also the author of a presidential history, The Two-Term Jinx, and a collection of essay…
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Kde budeš

We'll explore the exterior of the White House, the locales of spies, a monument to a famed and controversial General, the site of a bloody attack on a Secretary of State, the house that hatched the largest slave escape in U.S. history, the site of a Presidential assassination attempt, the tribute to the Marquis de Lafayette, the grand mansion of a slain Navy officer, the world's largest office building, the home of Dolley Madison, and more.

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Andy
říjen 2020
Host is a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide and we enjoyed the tour. I couldn't give 5 stars because: The description we signed up for on airbnb was for meeting in Lafayette park and hearing about the white house, while what we got was a tour of oak hill cemetery. Also, I did not feel safe because host didn't wear mask, another guest didn't wear mask, another guest wore their mask under their nose, and social distancing was neither encouraged not enforced. Anyone thinking about signing up for his tours should use eventbrite or his website, and be aware that Covid precautions are not encouraged or enforced.
Host is a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide and we enjoyed the tour. I couldn't give 5 stars because: The description we signed up for on airbnb was for meeting in Lafayette p…
Debbi
říjen 2020
I'm a history buff and have been on more tours than I can count in both the US and Europe. This was one of the best I have ever experienced. Not only was our host, Edward Moser, a subject matter expert, he was a superb story teller. I thought I was fairly knowledgeable about "White House intrigue" but I left with a dozen topics to do further reading on. I can't recommend this tour enough.
I'm a history buff and have been on more tours than I can count in both the US and Europe. This was one of the best I have ever experienced. Not only was our host, Edward Moser, a…
Joanne
březen 2020
Ed is the penultimate Historian and Tour Guide. I have wandered about in many countries and used local tour guide services and he is simply the very best. Engaging, articulate and all around entertaining from start to finish. A true Historian who loves storytelling and sharing his wealth of knowledge. I’m now a dedicated Follower after just one tour! Thanks a million Ed for a wicked good time!
Ed is the penultimate Historian and Tour Guide. I have wandered about in many countries and used local tour guide services and he is simply the very best. Engaging, articulate and…
Lisa
březen 2020
I’ve been on Ed’s events before and he never disappoints. So knowledgeable about the history and a great storyteller. It really helps being on the sites where it actually happened.
Scott
únor 2020
Edward really knows his stuff, and I consistently got the feeling that, if there had been time, there were so many more details he wanted to give about each story. I really appreciate listening to people who understand their subject matter so well. It's easy to get swept up in it! You will truly enjoy this experience.
Edward really knows his stuff, and I consistently got the feeling that, if there had been time, there were so many more details he wanted to give about each story. I really appreci…
LaNysha
leden 2020
It was a cold tour (the wind!), but Edward kept us moving and we were even able to dip into a hotel to get warmed up as part of the tour. That was a bonus. He really told us some magnificent stories and made the history of those old buildings come to life. Shameless plugs for the book actually inspired us to buy a couple as gifts for friends and family. Would highly recommend.
It was a cold tour (the wind!), but Edward kept us moving and we were even able to dip into a hotel to get warmed up as part of the tour. That was a bonus. He really told us some m…

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