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Lafayette Square Tour of Scandal, Assassination & Intrigue

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Fun walking tours with an ex-"Tonight Show" writer and former Presidential speechwriter, and published author, professional guide and historian. Intense tours of scandal, assassination, and spies--and history and architecture--in America's most...more
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16th St. and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W, Lafayette Square, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ed was very knowledgeable and he included lots of stories. I had fun, plus he keeps us moving and I liked that part too! I recommend Ed as a fantastic Tour Guide. Thank you Ed.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ed, our tour guide, was great! Very knowledgeable and loads of stories as we walked from the Women’s Equality Monument to the Supreme Court and onto the Capitol building. A must-do tour if you are in any way interested in D.C. history and want some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mr. Moser is a very good tour guide and very knowledgeable. He gives you the stories as you walk around Lafayette square. This tour would be awesomer if it was in a bar with a drink as Mr Moser gives you all the details. If...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Very knowledgeable and personable Human. Not one question I asked he was not able to provide a direct answer or information to give historical context. He sacrificed his time on Christmas day to give a spectacularly informative and entertaining tour of our Nation's history. Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Had a terrific time learning important milestones in American history. The history that Edward covered was interesting, intriguing and relevant to today. Really brought new and fun layers to a town I call home.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Ed did a great job imparting a tremendous amount of information! If the sun had not dipped below the horizon I feel he could’ve delivered an entire novel of more intrigue on the spot.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We have gone on many of Ed's tours....this one was especially informative and fun. I highly recommend taking any of these tours.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I took my second tour with Ed today in Alexandria focusing on George Washington. I previously took his tour of Lafayette Square in DC. In both cases, I was captivated by the stories of the period that Ed tells in a way that can keep...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

No matter how much you know about history, Ed will tell you a story you haven't heard before. Ed is a great story teller and has many stories about the people who shaped our country. I took the Burning of DC during the War of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Krkinva
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My brother, son, and I took the Civil War tour of Alexandria with Ed and it was certainly interesting and entertaining. We're all history buffs and Ed did a great job pointing out all of the sites and their connections with important historic figures. Ed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 6, 2019|
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It offers many tours of the White House and Lafayette Square area: on the Civil War, Hamilton and Jefferson, general history, scandal tours, ghost tours, World War 1 and 2, Irish-Americans, African-American history, and many... More