Lafayette Square Tour of Scandal, Assassination & Intrigue

Lafayette Square Tour of Scandal, Assassination & Intrigue Take a fun, fast-paced tour of a DC locale, with an ex-Tonight Show writer & historian, that focuses This tour starts and ends at the Andrew Jackson statue.
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Our tours take place in Washington, D.C.--Lafayette Square, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, et al.--Alexandria, Virginia, and other historic sites such as Civil War battlefields in Antietam, Maryland. The tours last about 2 hours, and typically cost $15 per person. Detailed itineraries!:

Lafayette Square--White House, Andrew Jackson statue, Stephen Decatur House, slave annex, Dolley Madison House, St.

John's Church, Frederick Douglass bank, Lafayette statue, Blair-Lee House, Renwick Gallery, Treasury Dept., Eisenhower Executive Office Building...Learn about: The assassination attempt on a President-one block from the White House!…The war-hero congressman who murdered his wife’s lover…The tragic su***de of the wife of America’s most esteemed author…The brutal stabbing of a Secretary of State…The ruthless spy who lost the U.S. Army a major battle…The scandal that caused the entire presidential Cabinet to resign!..And much more! And it all happened in Lafayette Square, across from the White House in Washington, D.C. Old Town Alexandria, Virginia--the Torpedo Factory, the John Carlisle mansion, the Stabler-Ledbetter pharmacy museum, Lawrence Washington's House, George Washington's town house, Founder's Park, the City Hall, the John Wise tavern, Gadsby's Museum and restaurant, Christ Church, Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the Lee-Fendall House, the old cotton mill, the Presbyterian Meeting House. This tour typically starts at the Torpedo Factory and ends at Christ Church. Capitol Hill--the Supreme Court, the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Library of Congress, the 9/11 memorial, the Anne Frank memorial, the Peace Memorial, the President Garfield statue, the Inauguration steps, the Ulysses S. Grant memorial, the Frederick Law Olmstead grotto, the Sullivan Brothers memorial, the hidden cornerstone of the Capitol...

This tour starts at the Supreme Court Building and ends at the Ulysses S. Grant memorial. Your host is a former presidential speechwriter and former writer for “The Tonight Show”, a licensed tour operator, and the author of the books, “America from A to Z” (http://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should/dp/1596525495), “The Politically Correct Guide to American History”, and “Foundering Fathers: What Jefferson, Franklin, and Abigail Adams Saw in Modern D.C.!” (http://www.amazon.com/Foundering-Fathers-Jefferson-Franklin-Abigail/dp/0615739881)

What We Do--"Walking history seminars": walking group tours of the most historic venues in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia, and other towns. Where We Go--We tour historic, atmospheric neighborhoods and sites such as Lafayette Square, the Capitol Building grounds, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, the Navy Yard area, and the Antietam Civil War battlefield. Price--$15, payable at the tour. Approximate time: 2 hours minutes. RSVP to: savvyveteran at gmail dot com. Tours are both regularly scheduled, and given on demand. Great for school kids, company team building, & tour groups! Tour List:

• Lafayette Square and White House Area Tour of Scandal, Assassination, & Intrigue
• Lafayette Square Tour of the Civil War
• Lafayette Square Tour of the Life of Thomas Jefferson
• Lafayette Square Tour of Andrew Jackson
• Lafayette Square Tour of the Presidents
• Lafayette Square Tour of the Presidents at War
• Lafayette Square Tour of African-American History
• Lafayette Square Tour of Southern History
• Lafayette Square Tour of Famed Females
• Lafayette Square Tour of Famous French-Americans
• Lafayette Square Tour of Famous Irish-Americans
• Lafayette Square Tour of the War of 1812’s British Invasion & Burning of D.C.
• Lafayette Square Tour of Military History
• Lafayette Square Tour of Abraham Lincoln
• Lafayette Square Tour of Deadly Duels
• Lafayette Square Ghosts and Murders Tour
• Lafayette Square Children’s Tour
• White House Area Tour of the First World War
• Downtown D.C. Tour of the Lincoln Assassination
• Downtown D.C. Tour of the Civil War
• Downtown D.C. Tour of Presidential Assassinations
• National Portrait Gallery Tour: The Stories Behind the Portraits
• National Portrait Gallery Civil War Tour: The War-Time Stories Behind the Portraits
• D.C. Tour of Famous German-Americans
• Tour of Historic Foggy Bottom D.C.
• Hidden History of the National Mall Tour: Capitol to Washington Monument
• Hidden History of the National Mall Tour: Washington Monument to Lincoln Memorial
• National Mall Tour and Lecture on the Second World War
• Tour of the Air and Space Museum
• Capitol Hill to Ford’s Theater Deluxe Tour of the Civil War
• Lafayette Square to Capitol Hill Grand Tour of the Civil War
• Tour of Eastern Market, Barracks Row, & Navy Yard History
• Capitol Hill Grounds Tour of Scandal, Murder, & Spies
• Capitol Hill Grounds Tour of the Civil War
• Congressional Cemetery History Tour
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia History Tour
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of Military History
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of George Washington & the American Revolution
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of African-American History
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of “Mercy Street” and the Civil War
• Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Ghost Tour
• Georgetown History Tour
• Georgetown Tour of the Civil War
• Tour of Annapolis, Maryland
• Tour of First and Second Manassas (Bull Run), Virginia Civil War Battlefields
• Tour of Downtown Fredericksburg Virginia & Civil War Battlefield
• Tour of Antietam, Maryland Civil War Battlefield
• Tour of Gettysburg Battlefield
• Tour of Monticello, University of Virginia, & Charlottesville
• Tour of Lower & Mid-town Manhattan & Brooklyn
• Tour of Boston, Massachusetts
• Tour of Nashville & Memphis
• Tour of New Orleans
• Tour of Ancient Greece & Sicily
• Tour of Rome, Florence & Venice
• Tour of Berlin, Munich & Salzburg
• Tour of Prague and Vienna
• Tour of Normandy & the D-Day Beaches
• Tour of Paris, Brussels, & Bruges
• Tour of London, Oxford, & Cambridge
• Tour of Copenhagen, Oslo & Stockholm
• Tour of Cambodia & Laos

New Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Monday, August 21, 5:30 pm!New tour!!Founded as D.C.’s ritziest neighborhood, and lo...
08/14/2023

New Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Monday, August 21, 5:30 pm!
New tour!!

Founded as D.C.’s ritziest neighborhood, and long the sites of foreign embassies and espionage, Embassy Row and Dupont Circle are a center of architecture, statesmanship—and intrigue. Take a walk into the exciting past and alluring present of this world-renowned locale!

Meet at the north corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Waterside Drive, N.W., just up from the Islamic Center that is located at 2551 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008.
New Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Monday, August 21, 5:30 pm!
Length: c. 2 hours.

Fee: Starts at $21.
Pre-Register and Pre-Pay at—
Airbnb Experiences:
Georgetown Tour of Scandal, Crime, Spies - Airbnb
Or Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-embassy-rowdupont-circle-tour-monday-august-21-530-pm-tickets-698608886987?aff=oddtdtcreator
Or PayPal, sending 21 dollars to savvyveteran at gmail dot com
https://www.paypal.com/us/home
Nearest metro stop: Dupont Circle. You might bring water and walking shoes.

Some of our action-packed itinerary!:
· The home of a cursed diamond
· The site of the worst terrorist attack in D.C. history
· The architect of Dupont Circle, and the Lincoln Memorial
· Dueling statues of a great imperialist and a great anti-imperialist
· The home of a doomed President
· How American agents stole intel from an enemy embassy
· The moveable ghost of the moveable graveyard
· The inventor who revolutionized farming
· Where the Attorney General, and a future President, were nearly bombed to death
· The site of the murder of a ranking foreign diplomat
· Vanished, and preserved, mansions of the Gilded Age
· Where Axis diplomats were interned during World War I
· The astonishing influence of the DuPont family on American history
· Cavalry duel--General Sheridan vs General Stuart
· The traitorous spy of a valued ally
· The tragic su***de spinning off from an awful atrocity
· George Washington’s private club
· And Washington, D.C.’s even more exclusive club
· Dupont Circle’s craziest house
· Statues of famed leaders from Turkey, Czech Republic, India….
· House of a witness to a presidential assassination
· A Russian spy nest hiding in plain sight
· The most qualified man to be President--who was never elected
· Museum of a brewer who outwitted Prohibition
· And more!

Your guide is a former writer for the “Tonight Show”, and ex-White House speechwriter, and author of a political thriller, The Old Town Horror, set in historic Alexandria, Virginia:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale - Kindle edition by Moser, Edward P.. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
Also the writer of a book, The Lost Capitol, on the history of the Capitol Building and Congress:
https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&asin=1493055909&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1
Ed is also author of the book The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette/dp/1476674868/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

Think history is boring? Not on this tour!
There'll a book giveaway and perhaps a drink afterwards at one of Dupont's noted watering holes.
Join us on the inaugural tour of a neighborhood steeped in history, beautiful buildings, and foreign intrigue!

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08/12/2023

Partnering with Atlas Obscura!
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Washington, D.C. - 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 ...

Lafayette Square D.C. Tour of the Civil War and Lincoln, Monday August 28, 5:30 pm!The area around Lafayette Square drip...
08/11/2023

Lafayette Square D.C. Tour of the Civil War and Lincoln, Monday August 28, 5:30 pm!

The area around Lafayette Square drips with the history of the Civil War, America’s greatest saga. Along with Commander-in-Chief Abraham Lincoln, the neighborhood was home to many ranking Union officials, and Confederate spies and agents who plotted against them. The locale was the nerve center of the Civil War, or the War Between the States, the War of Black Liberation, the War of Northern Aggression, or the “Late Unpleasantness”. Several assassination attempts against the President and ranking officials occurred there. The terrible struggle had many names, heroes, heroines, and villains—and you’ll meet many!

Take a trip through this tragic, uplifting, enthralling saga.

When: Monday August 28, 5:30 pm. About 2 hours.

Where: Meet two blocks from the White House, outside the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, 600 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20508

Fee: $21.

Prepay and Preregister at:

Airbnb Experiences/Atlas Obscura:

White House Tales of Scandal & Intrigue - Atlas Obscura Experiences

Or

Eventbrite:

ttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/lafayette-square-dc-tour-of-the-civil-war-and-lincoln-monday-august-28-tickets-696933646297?aff=oddtdtcreator

Or send $21 via PayPal to savvyveteran at gmail dot com

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Historic Lafayette Square is home to dozens of places and personalities relating to the Civil War. This thrilling, informative itinerary will select from:

• The walkway of Abraham Lincoln

• How one Vice President cheated assassination

• How another Vice President was gulled by an enemy spy

• The first “Civil War”, well before the actual one

• The second “Civil War”, also well before 1861

• The worst military family in American history

• An artist of African-American soldiers

• The Confederate spy who served with Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders

• A poet’s stirring patriotic plea

• The Union operative who founded the Secret Service

• Lincoln’s bodyguards, both good and bad ones

• The Confederate sympathizer who rebuilt D.C.

• The workplace of Frederick Douglass

• How a Southern general took on a Southern separatist

• The tragic tale of Mrs. Lincoln

• President Lincoln and General Lee

• The slave whose family ended segregation

• The almost-secession of 1820, and 1812

• Lee vs. Lee

• The home of the Union Army’s commander, and a Union commodore who almost lost the war

• The family that saved the American Revolution and the Civil War

• How a Confederate banker and a Philadelphia Yankee saved Mt. Vernon

• Hooker’s Alley

• The masterminds of the largest slave escape in American history

• The tragedy of the war hero who tried to save Lincoln

• The conqueror of Atlanta

• John Wilkes Booth at the White House

And more!!

Who: Your guide is a former writer for the “Tonight Show”, and ex-White House speechwriter, and author of a book, The Lost Capitol, on the history of the Capitol Building, including a chapter on its burning in 1814:

https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&asin=1493055909&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1

And his new book, a thriller set in historic Old Town Alexandria VA:

THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America's Most Historic Locale by Edward P Moser, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)

Ed is also author of the book The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood, on the wild past of the area we’ll walk through:

https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette/dp/1476674868/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

Your host is further the co-author of the book, America from A to Z (https://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should/dp/1596525495). And of a history of presidential politics, The Two-Term Jinx (https://www.amazon.com/Two-Term-Jinx-Presidents-Washington-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/1530790514/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469708458&sr=1-1&keywords=two-term+jinx).

Think history is boring? Join us, and think again!

“The First-Ever Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Sunday, July 23, 4:30 pm!”Special Inaugural Event!Founded as D.C.’s ritz...
07/17/2023

“The First-Ever Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Sunday, July 23, 4:30 pm!”
Special Inaugural Event!

Founded as D.C.’s ritziest neighborhood, and long the sites of foreign embassies and espionage, Embassy Row and Dupont Circle are a center of architecture, statesmanship—and intrigue. Take a walk into the exciting past and alluring present of this world-renowned locale!

Meet at the north corner of Massachusetts Ave. and Waterside Drive, N.W., just up from the Islamic Center that is located at 2551 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008.
When: Sunday, July 23, 4:30 pm
Length: c. 2 hours.
Fee: $21.
Pre-Register and Pre-Pay at—
Airbnb Experiences:
Tour with a White House writer - Airbnb
Eventbrite:
“The First-Ever Embassy Row/Dupont Circle Tour, Sunday, July 23, 4:30 pm!” Tickets, Sun, Jul 23, 2023 at 4:30 PM | Eventbrite
PayPal, sending 21 dollars to savvyveteran at gmail dot com
https://www.paypal.com/us/home
Nearest metro stop: Dupont Circle. You might bring water and walking shoes.

Some of our action-packed itinerary!:
• The site of the worst terrorist attack in D.C. history
• The home of a cursed diamond
• The architect of Dupont Circle, and the Lincoln Memorial
• Dueling statues of a great imperialist and a great anti-imperialist
• The home of a doomed President
• How American agents stole intel from an enemy embassy
• The moveable ghost of the moveable graveyard
• The inventor who revolutionized farming
• Where the Attorney General, and a future President, were nearly bombed to death
• The site of the murder of a ranking foreign diplomat
• Vanished, and preserved, mansions of the Gilded Age
• Where Axis diplomats were interned during World War I
• The astonishing influence of the DuPont family on American history
• Cavalry duel--General Sheridan vs General Stuart
• The traitorous spy of a valued ally
• The tragic su***de spinning off from an awful atrocity
• George Washington’s private club
• And Washington, D.C.’s even more exclusive club
• Dupont Circle’s craziest house
• Statues of famed leaders from Turkey, Czech Republic, India….
• House of a witness to a presidential assassination
• A Russian spy nest hiding in plain sight
• The most qualified man to be President--who was never elected
• Museum of a brewer who outwitted Prohibition
• And more!

Your guide is a former writer for the “Tonight Show”, and ex-White House speechwriter, and author of a political thriller, The Old Town Horror, set in historic Alexandria, Virginia:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale - Kindle edition by Moser, Edward P.. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
Also the writer of a book, The Lost Capitol, on the history of the Capitol Building and Congress:
https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=&asin=1493055909&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1
Ed is also author of the book The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette/dp/1476674868/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

Think history is boring? Not on this tour!
There'll be book giveaways and perhaps a drink afterwards at one of Dupont's noted watering holes.
Join us on the inaugural tour of a neighborhood steeped in history, beautiful buildings, and foreign intrigue!

And the winners, of the Old Town Alexandria history trivia contest, held at the historic Lee-Fendall House, are.....It's...
07/08/2023

And the winners, of the Old Town Alexandria history trivia contest, held at the historic Lee-Fendall House, are...
..It's good to have a ringer on your team ;)

A couple of pix from our annual July 4th history hike.
07/05/2023

A couple of pix from our annual July 4th history hike.

Our small group tour for a family from Vancouver, Canada.
06/30/2023

Our small group tour for a family from Vancouver, Canada.

Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Friday July 14, 5:30 pm, Lafayette Square, White House Neighborhood DC!Cel...
06/23/2023

Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Friday July 14, 5:30 pm, Lafayette Square, White House Neighborhood DC!

Celebrate the culture of France and its long-term alliance with, and influence on, America, with a White House area tour of famed French-Americans!

Where: Lafayette Square, D.C., at the Battle of New Orleans/Andrew Jackson statue in middle of the Square.
Length: About 2 hours
Email: [email protected]

Your guide, an ex-Tonight Show writer and former Presidential speechwriter, is the author of a history of Lafayette Square:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette-ebook/dp/B082ZVDCD7
And the U.S. Capitol Building:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-lost-history-of-the-capitol-edward-p-moser/1139708776
And a new book steeped in the history of Alexandria, Virginia!:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale - Kindle edition by Moser, Edward P.. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Learn about the great deal of French and French-American influence right in America’s founding park, Lafayette Square!:
• The Frenchman who joined George Washington’s army as a teenager, as a major general!
• The French-American officer who won a famous victory over pirates.
• The French pirate who helped the Americans win a famous victory.
• The surprising origin of France's Declaration of the Rights of Man
• How a First Lady of French descent saved Lafayette Square.
• The American President who saved the Marquis of Lafayette’s life!
• The First Lady who saved Lafayette’s life a second time!
• The remarkable White House area constructions during the two world wars to save France.
• The renowned African-American sculpture by a French-American sculptor.
• How a brilliant spy helped a general of French descent win a major Civil War battle.
• The hero of the French, American, and (stillborn) English Revolutions
• The American President with ancestors from an oppressed French religious group.
• The teacher of French ancestry who inspired the Lewis and Clark expedition.
• The French explorer critical to the success of that expedition.
• The French commander who was key to winning the American Revolution’s climactic battle.
• The French-born architects who designed the Capitol Building, and the Square's grandest mansion and church.
• The Bonaparte who was refused by D.C.'s most eligible woman.
• The American who secretly built the White House from a French design.
• The French philosopher who invented the American form of government.
• The French financial wizard who cut the nation’s debt while funding the largest real estate deal in history.
• The African-American who brought French cuisine to America.
• The spy whose husband brought Franco-American cuisine to its peak.
• The French aristocrat who acted as a secret American agent for the largest real estate deal in history.
• The French-born civil engineer who founded, and was fired by, “Washington”.
• How the Louvre influenced the Square
• The congressman of French descent who saved the American President from a charge of manslaughter!
• The French steward who saved a President from drowning!!
• And more!!

Pre-register and pre-pay via:
Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bastille-day-white-house-area-tour-of-famous-french-americans-july-14-tickets-665689815157
Airbnb:
Tour with a White House writer - Airbnb
Or send $21 to [email protected] via PayPal:
https://www.paypal.com/us/home

We’re TripAdvisor’s highest-rated tour in the capital city:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html
Vive la France! In Lafayette Square D.C.!!

We gave a history tour of the White House area to a group of foreign affairs professors & students from Ghent, Belgium:V...
06/22/2023

We gave a history tour of the White House area to a group of foreign affairs professors & students from Ghent, Belgium:

Via:

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Tour of the National Mall and Capitol Building's Hidden History!The Capitol Building and National Mall are justly renown...
05/31/2023

Tour of the National Mall and Capitol Building's Hidden History!

The Capitol Building and National Mall are justly renowned for their stunning architecture and landscaping. Yet its interior and grounds have also held court to 221 years of certain misbehaviors & mayhem--by powerful men, and some unscrupulous women! Making for a great hidden history tour. Of many noble feats as well.

When: Mon, June 5, 5:30 pm.

What: A walking tour of the National Mall area and Capitol grounds that covers two centuries of mischievy, and some accomplishments as well.

Where: MEET at the Dwight Eisenhower memorial, at the corner of 6th St. and Independence Ave., S.W, Washington, D.C.

Price: Starts at $20.
Pre-register and Pre-pay via—
Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secrets-tour-of-the-national-mall-capitol-building-grounds-washington-dc-tickets-647129209887
Or
Airbnb Experiences:
Walk in the Footsteps of Congress - Airbnb
Or PayPal, sending $20 to:
[email protected]
Length. About 2.25 hours.

Experience the thrill, the shock, the inspiration. Of episodes drawing from:

• The secret tale of the American Indian museum.

• Gifted architects of the National Gallery of Art and the Capitol Building

• The violent attack on a Senator by a Congressman

• Eisenhower's tragic pre-war mission

• The Capitol during the Civil War, WW2, war on terror, WW1, Vietnam War

• The Air and Space museum's honored locale

• Arbors of heartache--the Capitol’s commemorative trees

• Bootlegged spirits by the legislators of Prohibition

• Where Washington & Jefferson fired L'Enfant

• How the Botanical Gardens nearly lost the Civil War

• The lost neighborhood of famous pop musicians

• The city & Capitol riots of 1835, 1857, 1919, 1968, 1991, 2020, 2021...

• Military heroes and inspiring statesmen

• The burning down of the Capitol Building

• The scientists who tried to save a beloved Commander in Chief

• The unusual demise of convicted spies

• The duel to the death—with rifles!--between two Congressmen

• The bombings of the Senate chamber

And more!

Your guide is a former writer for the “Tonight Show”, and ex-White House speechwriter, historian and professional tour guide, and author of such books as:

The 'travelog thriller', The Old Town Horror:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale - Kindle edition by Moser, Edward P.. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette-ebook/dp/B082ZVDCD7/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

The tour will feature stories from our book, on the hidden history of the Capitol Building & Congress!:

https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

We’re on TripAdvisor!:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html

Think history’s boring? Think again!!

Dragonboat Festival, Georgetown.
05/21/2023

Dragonboat Festival, Georgetown.

Walking Tour of Historic Alexandria, Virginia, Monday, May 22, 5:30 pm!A stroll around Alexandria’s cultural & historic ...
05/15/2023

Walking Tour of Historic Alexandria, Virginia, Monday, May 22, 5:30 pm!

A stroll around Alexandria’s cultural & historic core drips with an astonishing dense array of famous persons and historical events, and eye-catching architecture. Immerse yourself in one of America’s most fascinating towns.

Walking Tour of Historic Alexandria, Virginia, Monday, May 22, 5:30 pm!
Meet Alexandria, VA 22314
501 S. Union St.
Fee: Prices start at $21.
About 2 hours in length.

Pre-register and Pre-pay at--
Airbnb:
Walk in George Washington's Footsteps - Airbnb
Or
Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-tour-of-historic-alexandria-virginia-monday-may-22-530-pm-tickets-636730647507
Or:
PayPal, sending $20 to [email protected]
https://www.paypal.com/us/home

Itinerary will select from:

• Hometown of Presidents, Generals, Admirals, Musicians, Educators

• The noted architects behind its stunning architecture

• World War Two lore

• Locale of a famous Confederate, and Union Army, sculptor

• The worst accident in Navy history

• How the town started a world war

• Locale of the biggest slave escape in U.S. history

• Historic churches and cemeteries from revolutionary days

• George and Martha’s home away from Mt. Vernon

• Civil rights sit-downs and Underground rails

• The site of the first six Presidential inaugural balls

• The nation’s narrowest houses

• Where the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were hatched

• The ghostly Mysterious Stranger

• World-famous "Captain's Row"

• The floating mansion

• An in-town Civil War battle

• A presidential fistfight

• The Curse of the Black Cat

• The horrific attack on a Revolutionary War hero

And more!

Your guide is a former “Tonight Show” writer, an ex-Presidential speechwriter, & author of the new adventure novel rooted in Alexandria's rich history, The Old Town Horror--

https://www.amazon.com/OLD-TOWN-HORROR-Americas-Historic/dp/B0BW2WR85N/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

And this book on D.C.’s history, The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood: Crime, Scandal & Intrigue in the History of Lafayette Square:

https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette/dp/1476674868/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

And a book of fun essays on U.S. history & culture:

https://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should/dp/1596525495

Guide's tours are rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor!:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html

Think history’s dull? Think again!

Lots of free street parking on the side streets south of King St. Nearest metro stop is King St., with a free trolley bus from there.

Take with a lovely, informative springtime walk through America's most historic town.

Tour of Georgetown's Hidden History, Sunday, May 7, 4 pm!Once a thriving, antebellum to***co port, Georgetown was key to...
04/30/2023

Tour of Georgetown's Hidden History, Sunday, May 7, 4 pm!

Once a thriving, antebellum to***co port, Georgetown was key to the founding of the nation’s capital, a place of bitter contention during the Civil War, long a site of political scandal and mysterious deaths, as well as a cockpit of Cold War, World War Two, and current espionage, even home to several of America’s most influential inventors.

A perfect place walking tour of scandal, stunning achievements, misbehavior and intrigue, bracketed by some of the nation's finest architecture and bistros!

MEET: Outside the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, on the southeast corner of Reservoir Rd. and 35th St. N.W. DC.

Register and Prepay in advance through:
Airbnb:
Georgetown Tour of Scandal, Crime, Spies - Airbnb
Or Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-of-georgetowns-hidden-history-sunday-may-7-4-pm-tickets-628101026077
Or send $21 to [email protected], via PayPal:
https://www.paypal.com/us/home

What:
The action-packed itinerary will select from the following persons & events:

• America’s craziest house
• George Washington’s bodyguard, and a presidential murder
• The spy whose schemes killed dozens of CIA operatives
• The first woman to win the Congressional Medal of Honor
• Assassination conspiracies
• Mysterious hideaways for runaway slaves
• The neighborhood’s old Red Light district
• The femme fatale who bedeviled the KGB
• Mysteries of the Old Stone House
• Presidential scandals
• Astonishing cloak-and-dagger escapes
• The clever craft of Russian agents
• America’s most haunted house
• The woman spy who fooled fascist France, Italy--and J. Edgar Hoover
• A famed female author’s brush with war-time horror
And more!!

Who: Your host is is a former presidential speechwriter, a former writer for “The Tonight Show, author of many books of history, including, The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood: Crime, Scandal and Intrigue in Lafayette Square!:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette-ebook/dp/B082ZVDCD7/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1555118270&sr=1-1-catcorr

And his latest, THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America's Most Historic Locale: Moser, Edward P: 9798390045213: Amazon.com: Books

And, The Lost History of the Capitol!:
The Hidden and Tumultuous Saga of Congress and the Capitol Building:
https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capitol-Tumultuous-Congress-ebook/dp/B099JBSN9Q/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

We’re on TripAdvisor!:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html

Think history’s boring? Think again!!

Join us at the height of Georgetown lovely spring!!

Memorial Day History Tour of the White House Neighborhood, May 29!Examine almost 250 years of U.S. history in this uniqu...
04/24/2023

Memorial Day History Tour of the White House Neighborhood, May 29!
Examine almost 250 years of U.S. history in this unique walking tour, on Memorial Day, around the environs of the home of America's Commanders-in-Chief.
We'll head from near the World War Two Memorial up to the White House.

Our packed itinerary will draw from:

o The locale where the most famous military anthem was written
o Why and how D.C. became the nation's capital
o Where the sea battle of Midway was "won".
o How the White House was nearly canceled
o The World War One memorial park
o The horse track of President's Park
o "I have not yet begun to fight!"
o The Commander-in-Chief who saved the most lives
o The Broadway star who was a war hero at Yorktown
o The humble woman who faced down an enemy general
o The wartime start of "Hooker's Alley"
o The official who brokered America's first Civil War--of 1794
o How Northern belles and Southern bankers saved the home of the first U.S. Army head
o Where Frederick Douglass worked after recruiting troops for the Union Army
o How Lafayette got the last laugh on the kings of Europe
o Where Dolley Madison saved what became the National Archives
o President Jackson's astonishing strategy to defeat the world's best military
o The greatest of the early U.S. Navy heroes
o The secret of George Washington's martinet
o How the "Paul Revere of the South" saved the American Revolution
o The scoundrel who saved the Battle of Gettysburg
o The War and Navy department buildings, from 1799 to 1940.
o The greatest caregiver to America's soldiers.
o Thrilling monuments to the Army's most valiant units.
And more!

Your guide is a former Presidential speechwriter, former Tonight Show writer, and author of history-laden thriller, The Old Town Horror:
THE OLD TOWN HORROR: Murder and Theft in America’s Most Historic Locale - Kindle edition by Moser, Edward P.. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
And of The White House's Unruly Neighborhood:
https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette-ebook/dp/B082ZVDCD7
And the Lost History of the Capitol:
https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909
Preregister and Prepay via:
Airbnb:
Tour with a White House writer - Airbnb
Eventbrite:
Memorial Day History Tour of the White House Neighborhood DC, May 29! Tickets, Mon, May 29, 2023 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite
Or via PayPal send $21 to:
[email protected]

MEET at the Commander John Paul Jones statue on 17th St. across from the WW2 memorial.
Nearest metro stop is Smithsonian.

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Our tours take place in Washington, D.C.--Lafayette Square, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, et al.--Alexandria, Virginia, and other historic sites such as Civil War battlefields in Antietam, Maryland. The tours last about 2 hours, and typically cost $15 per person. Detailed itineraries!: Lafayette Square--White House, Andrew Jackson statue, Stephen Decatur House, slave annex, Dolley Madison House, St. John's Church, Frederick Douglass bank, Lafayette statue, Blair-Lee House, Renwick Gallery, Treasury Dept., Eisenhower Executive Office Building...Learn about: The assassination attempt on a President-one block from the White House!…The war-hero congressman who murdered his wife’s lover…The tragic su***de of the wife of America’s most esteemed author…The brutal stabbing of a Secretary of State…The ruthless spy who lost the U.S. Army a major battle…The scandal that caused the entire presidential Cabinet to resign!..And much more! And it all happened in Lafayette Square, across from the White House in Washington, D.C. This tour starts and ends at the Andrew Jackson statue. Old Town Alexandria, Virginia--the Torpedo Factory, the John Carlisle mansion, the Stabler-Ledbetter pharmacy museum, Lawrence Washington's House, George Washington's town house, Founder's Park, the City Hall, the John Wise tavern, Gadsby's Museum and restaurant, Christ Church, Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the Lee-Fendall House, the old cotton mill, the Presbyterian Meeting House. This tour typically starts at the Torpedo Factory and ends at Christ Church. Capitol Hill--the Supreme Court, the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Library of Congress, the 9/11 memorial, the Anne Frank memorial, the Peace Memorial, the President Garfield statue, the Inauguration steps, the Ulysses S. Grant memorial, the Frederick Law Olmstead grotto, the Sullivan Brothers memorial, the hidden cornerstone of the Capitol... This tour starts at the Supreme Court Building and ends at the Ulysses S. Grant memorial. Your host is a former presidential speechwriter and former writer for “The Tonight Show”, a licensed tour operator, and the author of the books, “America from A to Z” (http://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should/dp/1596525495), “The Politically Correct Guide to American History”, and “Foundering Fathers: What Jefferson, Franklin, and Abigail Adams Saw in Modern D.C.!” (http://www.amazon.com/Foundering-Fathers-Jefferson-Franklin-Abigail/dp/0615739881) What We Do--"Walking history seminars": walking group tours of the most historic venues in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia, and other towns. Where We Go--We tour historic, atmospheric neighborhoods and sites such as Lafayette Square, the Capitol Building grounds, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, the Navy Yard area, and the Antietam Civil War battlefield. Price--$15, payable at the tour. Approximate time: 2 hours minutes. RSVP to: savvyveteran at gmail dot com. Tours are both regularly scheduled, and given on demand. Great for school kids, company team building, & tour groups! Tour List: • Lafayette Square and White House Area Tour of Scandal, Assassination, & Intrigue • Lafayette Square Tour of the Civil War • Lafayette Square Tour of the Life of Thomas Jefferson • Lafayette Square Tour of Andrew Jackson • Lafayette Square Tour of the Presidents • Lafayette Square Tour of the Presidents at War • Lafayette Square Tour of African-American History • Lafayette Square Tour of Southern History • Lafayette Square Tour of Famed Females • Lafayette Square Tour of Famous French-Americans • Lafayette Square Tour of Famous Irish-Americans • Lafayette Square Tour of the War of 1812’s British Invasion & Burning of D.C. • Lafayette Square Tour of Military History • Lafayette Square Tour of Abraham Lincoln • Lafayette Square Tour of Deadly Duels • Lafayette Square Ghosts and Murders Tour • Lafayette Square Children’s Tour • Thomas Jefferson & Martin Luther King Memorials & Lives Tour

• White House Area Tour of the First World War • Downtown D.C. Tour of the Lincoln Assassination • Downtown D.C. Tour of the Civil War • Downtown D.C. Tour of Presidential Assassinations • Downtown D.C. Ides of March 15th Tour of Presidential Assassinations

• National Portrait Gallery Tour: The Stories Behind the Portraits • National Portrait Gallery Civil War Tour: The War-Time Stories Behind the Portraits • D.C. Tour of Famous German-Americans • Tour of Historic Foggy Bottom D.C. • Hidden History of the National Mall Tour: Capitol to Washington Monument • Hidden History of the National Mall Tour: Washington Monument to Lincoln Memorial • National Mall Tour and Lecture on the Second World War • Tour of the Air and Space Museum • Capitol Hill to Ford’s Theater Deluxe Tour of the Civil War • Lafayette Square to Capitol Hill Grand Tour of the Civil War • Tour of Eastern Market, Barracks Row, & Navy Yard History • Capitol Hill Grounds Tour of Scandal, Murder, & Spies • Capitol Hill Grounds Tour of the Civil War • Congressional Cemetery History Tour • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia History Tour • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of Military History • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of George Washington & the American Revolution • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of African-American History • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Tour of “Mercy Street” and the Civil War • Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Ghost Tour • Georgetown History Tour • Georgetown Tour of the Civil War

• Tour of Annapolis, Maryland • Tour of First and Second Manassas (Bull Run), Virginia Civil War Battlefields • Tour of Downtown Fredericksburg Virginia & Civil War Battlefield • Tour of Antietam, Maryland Civil War Battlefield • Tour of Gettysburg Battlefield • Tour of Monticello, University of Virginia, & Charlottesville


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Enjoy this fact-filled walking tour of famous and little known landmarks in Alexandria with the enthusiastic historic educator Ed Moser from Lafayette Square Tour of Scandal, Assassination & Intrigue and discover some interesting facts, tidbits, and even ghost stories you may not know about George Washington and the American Revolution. Videography by Z-TV and Mark Ashley, Capital Cinema Video Productions. Eight minutes.
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Are you bringing the Hamilton Tour to Boston? Sure would love to see it! Huzzah!
Fantastic private tour last Sunday. Everything about the tour was well thought out. A perfect birthday present for my husband. Thank you very much for a wonderful afternoon!
I took one of these tours. what an amazing tour guide - an expert who really weaves a great story of our past. I highly recommend him. thanks for a great entertaining and informative time.