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Washington, D.C.: historische Tour / Tour bei Sonnenuntergang
Regularly Scheduled Tours are often on Mondays & Thursdays 7pm-930pm but you may REQUEST DATES / TIMES YEAR-ROUND. Hello friends! Join me on a fun-filled walk uncovering the intriguing history and controversies hidden behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. I’ll reveal how DC's favorite pastime; politics and money, shaped our capital city as it made its dubious rise to prominence. We’ll visit the major monuments/memorials including the Washington Monument (exterior), Lincoln, MLK, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam with great views and entertaining stories of the White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian Institution, & Jefferson Memorial. I’ll give you some time to explore own your own and throw in a few “bad / dad jokes” free of charge! …Tour is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and about 2.5 miles of mostly flat terrain. After you book, I’ll provide you my Top 5 tips when traveling to DC. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Tour Highlights: Washington Monument Capital Building White House World War II Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memorial Korea Memorial MLK Memorial & other hidden gems
Kunst & Soul des Black Broadway
Discover the musical heritage of U Street --aka Black Broadway-- from jazz to hip hop to punk to go go. Walk the streets & back alleys and learn how murals, theatres, music venues, and memorials embrace the history of this amazing neighborhood. Along the way, we'll listen to a diverse playlist that will match up with the murals and venues. Other things to note: This tour ends at the intersection of 13th & U NW, 8 blocks from the starting point. Typically I hold tours rain or shine, unless the weather posses a safety hazard (lightning, ice, tornado, etc). If a weather-related emergency arises, I will be in contact with the group to cancel, delay, or reschedule. The tour includes long periods of standing and walking outdoors. Please wear comfortable and weather-appropriate footwear and clothing. Restrooms may not be available during your tour; please plan accordingly.
Armbänder herstellen in einem 100-jährigen Haus
We will begin with a peek in the Boutique, featuring jewelry handcrafted by award-winning US artists, and a behind-the-scenes look at my working jewelry studio. I will also share some history of my 1890 building, including a copy of the handwritten deed to the original house. In the workshop you will use a combination of specialized jeweler's hand tools (the same that were used to make jewelry in the 19th century) and modern equipment to make your bracelet. First, you will hammer steel letter stamps to impress inspirational words, phrases, and designs of your choice onto a copper strip. Then, you will form the strip into a cuff bracelet with hammers and steel tools, oxidize (blacken) the metal, and polish to your desired finish. You will go home with a meaningful piece of jewelry that you created with your own hands. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. You can relax and enjoy a glass of wine. Other things to note Our studio workstations are separated by plexiglass barriers. Hand sanitizer, masks, and disposable smocks are available. Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.
Privates Shooting mit einer Promi-Fotografin
This experience takes place at the National Mall. We'll stroll past a few landmarks and monuments and get some amazing photos of you and your family or friends! **All photoshoots are private and not a group experience. **Kids are welcome. Pets are welcome. (No charge for pets or kids 2 and under.) **You will receive your photos the SAME DAY! **Shoots are only rescheduled for rain or dangerous weather. **Booking on a weekday is HIGHLY suggested! ----------------------------- Please do not ask if people can hop in just a few photos. Anyone being photographed must pay for their photos. The price is per person. Please also keep in mind I have no control over the weather or crowds at the National Mall that may prevent you from getting some of the photos you see listed on this page. Please be on time! Arriving after 15 minutes will result in you forfeit​ing your session. Please plan accordingly to arrive on time. No exceptions! We will be walking the entire time so wear comfortable shoes & dress appropriately for the weather.
Stelle einen Ring her
We will begin with a peek in the Gallery, featuring jewelry handcrafted by US artisans, and a tour of our Studio School. I will also share some history of our 1890 Victorian-era building. In the workshop, you will use steel letter stamps and a hammer to impress words of your choice onto sterling silver strips. Then, you will form the strip into a circle and solder it together (with help). Finally, oxidize (blacken) the ring, and polish to your desired finish. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. Other things to note Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.

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Entdecke die Sehenswürdigkeiten mit dem Segway
You'll arrive 15 minutes to tour time to check-in and be fitted on your Segway. Segways are perfect for city riding and have a handle bar bag and rack so you can store all the essentials - phone, keys, wallet. I also provide a water bottle for the ride. After getting set up, you'll meet the rest of your group and go through a 30 min training session to get comfortable before heading out. Your tour will cover about 5-6 miles in 2 hours, making stops at all of the major monuments and memorials on the National Mall from the Capitol Building to The Lincoln Memorial and around the different Smithsonian Museums. At each stop, you'll hear some history, and unique facts, and perhaps a dark secret or two. Our tour route will end back at the shop. Other things to note No Experience Necessary! We will teach you how to how to ride :)
Tour durch Washington, D. C. in der Abenddämmerung (+ Transfer)
See DC with us on this professionally guided 3-hour tour of the National Mall. We tour in small groups which gives you a more personal experience and allows you to cover all of the major DC sites in just 3 hours. This tour is a combination of driving and walking. If you want to “see it all” then this is the tour for you. We start at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Meet your driver and guide in front of the Starbucks, hop in the van, and head over to the National Mall. Your guide will provide you with live commentary and historical background about the monuments, memorials, and other attractions that make up the Americas Capital City. You will have the chance to get out and explore several major DC attractions with your guide. Drop off and pick-ups are as close as legally possible to each of the sites. Tour ends back at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Thirsty? Just ask for complimentary water. Phone needs to be charged? Just let your driver know and they will provide you with charging equipment. We tour rain or shine and provide umbrellas if needed. Interested in a private tour? Check out some of our private tour options. https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/949515?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=22a9bb34-7291-4be9-bdc0-9ee793272345 Check out the great photos taken on our tours. https://www.instagram.com/seedctoday/
Tagesausflug durch die National Mall mit Transfer
See DC with us on this professionally guided 4-hour tour of the National Mall. We tour in small groups which gives you a more personal experience and allows you to cover all of the major DC sites in just 4 hours. This tour is a combination of driving and walking. If you want to “see it all” then this is the tour for you. We start at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Meet your driver and guide in front of the Starbucks, hop in the van, and head over to the National Mall. Your guide will provide you with live commentary and historical background about the monuments, memorials, and other attractions that make up the Americas Capital City. You will have the chance to get out and explore several major DC attractions with your guide. Drop off and pick-ups are as close as legally possible to each of the sites. Tour ends back at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Thirsty? Just ask for complimentary water. Phone needs to be charged? Just let your driver know and they will provide you with charging equipment. We tour rain or shine and provide umbrellas if needed. Interested in a private tour? Check out some of our private tour options. https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/949515?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=22a9bb34-7291-4be9-bdc0-9ee793272345 Check out the great photos taken on our tours. https://www.instagram.com/seedctoday/
Morning Photo Session in Washington DC
Avoid the crowds and treat yourself to great pictures as a souvenir while experiencing DC landmarks. The photo session starts at the Lincoln Memorial which has great views of the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument. Then we'll take a 10 minute walk and take more photos along the way at one of the beautiful parks used often by local photographers for it's great scenery. Price is per person. For groups of two or more, this experience is private. And groups are discounted during checkout. If you are making a reservation for one person, the experience is not private and another guest may book and join you. We will walk together as a group and rotate between who is taking pictures. Select two people if you do not wish to share your session with another person. After signing up, check your Airbnb messages to answer a short questionnaire and to receive the prep guide. Message me if you wish to have a session for a time not listed. Or if you want a longer session so we can visit more DC landmarks.
Capitol Hill Guided Walking Tour
Explore Capitol Hill, the epicenter of activity in Washington DC, on a 2.5-hour semi-private guided walking tour, welcoming up to 8 travelers. Our knowledgeable local guide will show you the buildings and institution that have made DC such an important part of the United States. Visit the beating heart of Washington DC where two of the three branches of the United States government meet. This tour includes the stunning exteriors of the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the Capitol. Walk the grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who designed Central Park in New York City. Go inside the Thomas Jefferson building of the Library of Congress designed as a temple of knowledge (and to prove the United States understood Art, Culture, and Sophistication as well as any country in Europe.) While there check out a real Gutenberg Bible, this copy is one of only four complete Gutenberg Bibles printed on vellum, in the world. You will also learn about Thomas Jefferson’s love of books and how his collection became the seed from which the world’s largest library grew. Learn about the judicial system within the elegant marble halls at the Museum of the Supreme Court, and maybe get a peek inside the actual courtroom. Your guide will end the tour providing access passes (and information about security protocols) for the visitor’s galleries of the current chambers for the House of Re Other things to note Bring Valid photo ID Arrive 10min before starting time Don't bring large bags or suitcases Tour runs Rain or Shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather Latecomers risk missing the tour Wheelchair tours under request only

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Aktivitäten in der Nähe von Georgetown

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Morning Photo Session in Washington DC
Avoid the crowds and treat yourself to great pictures as a souvenir while experiencing DC landmarks. The photo session starts at the Lincoln Memorial which has great views of the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument. Then we'll take a 10 minute walk and take more photos along the way at one of the beautiful parks used often by local photographers for it's great scenery. Price is per person. For groups of two or more, this experience is private. And groups are discounted during checkout. If you are making a reservation for one person, the experience is not private and another guest may book and join you. We will walk together as a group and rotate between who is taking pictures. Select two people if you do not wish to share your session with another person. After signing up, check your Airbnb messages to answer a short questionnaire and to receive the prep guide. Message me if you wish to have a session for a time not listed. Or if you want a longer session so we can visit more DC landmarks.
Washington, D.C.: historische Tour / Tour bei Sonnenuntergang
Regularly Scheduled Tours are often on Mondays & Thursdays 7pm-930pm but you may REQUEST DATES / TIMES YEAR-ROUND. Hello friends! Join me on a fun-filled walk uncovering the intriguing history and controversies hidden behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. I’ll reveal how DC's favorite pastime; politics and money, shaped our capital city as it made its dubious rise to prominence. We’ll visit the major monuments/memorials including the Washington Monument (exterior), Lincoln, MLK, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam with great views and entertaining stories of the White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian Institution, & Jefferson Memorial. I’ll give you some time to explore own your own and throw in a few “bad / dad jokes” free of charge! …Tour is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and about 2.5 miles of mostly flat terrain. After you book, I’ll provide you my Top 5 tips when traveling to DC. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Tour Highlights: Washington Monument Capital Building White House World War II Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memorial Korea Memorial MLK Memorial & other hidden gems
Kunst & Soul des Black Broadway
Discover the musical heritage of U Street --aka Black Broadway-- from jazz to hip hop to punk to go go. Walk the streets & back alleys and learn how murals, theatres, music venues, and memorials embrace the history of this amazing neighborhood. Along the way, we'll listen to a diverse playlist that will match up with the murals and venues. Other things to note: This tour ends at the intersection of 13th & U NW, 8 blocks from the starting point. Typically I hold tours rain or shine, unless the weather posses a safety hazard (lightning, ice, tornado, etc). If a weather-related emergency arises, I will be in contact with the group to cancel, delay, or reschedule. The tour includes long periods of standing and walking outdoors. Please wear comfortable and weather-appropriate footwear and clothing. Restrooms may not be available during your tour; please plan accordingly.
Armbänder herstellen in einem 100-jährigen Haus
We will begin with a peek in the Boutique, featuring jewelry handcrafted by award-winning US artists, and a behind-the-scenes look at my working jewelry studio. I will also share some history of my 1890 building, including a copy of the handwritten deed to the original house. In the workshop you will use a combination of specialized jeweler's hand tools (the same that were used to make jewelry in the 19th century) and modern equipment to make your bracelet. First, you will hammer steel letter stamps to impress inspirational words, phrases, and designs of your choice onto a copper strip. Then, you will form the strip into a cuff bracelet with hammers and steel tools, oxidize (blacken) the metal, and polish to your desired finish. You will go home with a meaningful piece of jewelry that you created with your own hands. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. You can relax and enjoy a glass of wine. Other things to note Our studio workstations are separated by plexiglass barriers. Hand sanitizer, masks, and disposable smocks are available. Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.
Entdecke die Geheimnisse der Union Station
Join Atlas Obscura in partnership with Union Station Redevelopment Corporation for a behind-the-scenes tour of Washington Union Station, where you will learn the secrets of Daniel Burnham's 1907 architectural masterpiece! The opening of DC's opulent Union Station energized the city and forever changed how Washingtonians traveled. More than a century later, the station still buzzes with travelers, trains, and history. On this approximately one and a half hour tour, we will explore spaces that the 37 million passengers, tourists, and shoppers who pass through Union Station rarely get to see. You will climb steps and open doors into areas where the public is not normally granted access, be shown unique vantage points to view and photograph the station, gain up-close looks at the magnificent details and ornamentation of the station, as well as learn what is being done today to preserve Union Station for years to come. Great for groups visiting Washington, DC. A percentage of the proceeds will go toward ongoing preservation efforts at Union Station. Other things to note: Proof of Vaccination is required. All participants will receive a complimentary Union Station tote bag and a coffee table book on the history of the station.

Aktivitäten in der Nähe von Old Town

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Stelle einen Ring her
We will begin with a peek in the Gallery, featuring jewelry handcrafted by US artisans, and a tour of our Studio School. I will also share some history of our 1890 Victorian-era building. In the workshop, you will use steel letter stamps and a hammer to impress words of your choice onto sterling silver strips. Then, you will form the strip into a circle and solder it together (with help). Finally, oxidize (blacken) the ring, and polish to your desired finish. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. Other things to note Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.
Explore Alexandria's African American History
Together, we will explore the sites that speak to the richness of Alexandria's African American History, and in particular, we will visit sites where runaway slaves joined the Underground Railroad and sites where Alexandria's abolitionists lived and worked.
Tour durch Washington, D. C. in der Abenddämmerung (+ Transfer)
See DC with us on this professionally guided 3-hour tour of the National Mall. We tour in small groups which gives you a more personal experience and allows you to cover all of the major DC sites in just 3 hours. This tour is a combination of driving and walking. If you want to “see it all” then this is the tour for you. We start at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Meet your driver and guide in front of the Starbucks, hop in the van, and head over to the National Mall. Your guide will provide you with live commentary and historical background about the monuments, memorials, and other attractions that make up the Americas Capital City. You will have the chance to get out and explore several major DC attractions with your guide. Drop off and pick-ups are as close as legally possible to each of the sites. Tour ends back at the Washington Grand Hyatt. Thirsty? Just ask for complimentary water. Phone needs to be charged? Just let your driver know and they will provide you with charging equipment. We tour rain or shine and provide umbrellas if needed. Interested in a private tour? Check out some of our private tour options. https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/949515?guests=1&adults=1&s=67&unique_share_id=22a9bb34-7291-4be9-bdc0-9ee793272345 Check out the great photos taken on our tours. https://www.instagram.com/seedctoday/
Auf den Spuren von George Washington
We'll take a tour of historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, the hometown of George Washington, and a center of the American Revolution. And take in a bunch of Civil War history along the way. This is a Live tour, not an online tour. We follow safe practices. We'll visit a church from 1776 that contains the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution. The home of the mentor of Patrick Henry ("Give me liberty or give me death!") We'll discuss the enslaved woman who irked Martha Washington, and why George decided to free his slaves. We'll see the home of Washington's doctor, where we'll discuss the ill-fated remedies used at the time of GW's death. Civil War sites will include the Appomattox statue, the site of a fiery skirmish between Union troops and Confederate sympathizers, and the workplace of a famous rebel spy. Also, the market place where Washington lost a fist fight! And the place of GW's mysterious lady friend. As well as the meeting hall where George Mason composed the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution. The townhouse of GW's older brother Lawrence. The mansion where GW helped plan the French and Indian War. The tavern where he held his inaugural ball. And his townhouse away from Mt. Vernon, & more! Other things to note Old Town can reached from the King St. metro station. From it, take the free trolley bus down King St. (https://www.visitalexandriava.com/plan/maps-and-transportation/king-street-trolley/).
Charcuterie & Luxury Picnic Experience
We will meet in a beautiful park located in Old Town Alexandria for a beautiful luxury picnic that'll include a charcuterie board making experience class. We will provide different cheeses, fruit, crackers, deli meat and nuts. During this time we will play a game to see if you can guess which cheese, meat, fruit and nuts pair best together. **If there's a nut allergy we will swap out the nuts to meet your health needs Once you've paired your faves we will then build our board! During this time you will enjoy different flower techniques with meat and fruit as well as cheese cuttings with our guided specialist. At the end we will get photos of our completed charcuterie boards & indulge in what we've created.

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Washington, D.C.: historische Tour / Tour bei Sonnenuntergang
Regularly Scheduled Tours are often on Mondays & Thursdays 7pm-930pm but you may REQUEST DATES / TIMES YEAR-ROUND. Hello friends! Join me on a fun-filled walk uncovering the intriguing history and controversies hidden behind the famous landmarks along the National Mall and Tidal Basin. I’ll reveal how DC's favorite pastime; politics and money, shaped our capital city as it made its dubious rise to prominence. We’ll visit the major monuments/memorials including the Washington Monument (exterior), Lincoln, MLK, WWII, Korea, & Vietnam with great views and entertaining stories of the White House, Capitol Building, Smithsonian Institution, & Jefferson Memorial. I’ll give you some time to explore own your own and throw in a few “bad / dad jokes” free of charge! …Tour is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and about 2.5 miles of mostly flat terrain. After you book, I’ll provide you my Top 5 tips when traveling to DC. Feel free to contact me with any questions! Tour Highlights: Washington Monument Capital Building White House World War II Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memorial Korea Memorial MLK Memorial & other hidden gems
Morning Photo Session in Washington DC
Avoid the crowds and treat yourself to great pictures as a souvenir while experiencing DC landmarks. The photo session starts at the Lincoln Memorial which has great views of the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument. Then we'll take a 10 minute walk and take more photos along the way at one of the beautiful parks used often by local photographers for it's great scenery. Price is per person. For groups of two or more, this experience is private. And groups are discounted during checkout. If you are making a reservation for one person, the experience is not private and another guest may book and join you. We will walk together as a group and rotate between who is taking pictures. Select two people if you do not wish to share your session with another person. After signing up, check your Airbnb messages to answer a short questionnaire and to receive the prep guide. Message me if you wish to have a session for a time not listed. Or if you want a longer session so we can visit more DC landmarks.
Kunst & Soul des Black Broadway
Discover the musical heritage of U Street --aka Black Broadway-- from jazz to hip hop to punk to go go. Walk the streets & back alleys and learn how murals, theatres, music venues, and memorials embrace the history of this amazing neighborhood. Along the way, we'll listen to a diverse playlist that will match up with the murals and venues. Other things to note: This tour ends at the intersection of 13th & U NW, 8 blocks from the starting point. Typically I hold tours rain or shine, unless the weather posses a safety hazard (lightning, ice, tornado, etc). If a weather-related emergency arises, I will be in contact with the group to cancel, delay, or reschedule. The tour includes long periods of standing and walking outdoors. Please wear comfortable and weather-appropriate footwear and clothing. Restrooms may not be available during your tour; please plan accordingly.
Entdecke die Geheimnisse der Union Station
Join Atlas Obscura in partnership with Union Station Redevelopment Corporation for a behind-the-scenes tour of Washington Union Station, where you will learn the secrets of Daniel Burnham's 1907 architectural masterpiece! The opening of DC's opulent Union Station energized the city and forever changed how Washingtonians traveled. More than a century later, the station still buzzes with travelers, trains, and history. On this approximately one and a half hour tour, we will explore spaces that the 37 million passengers, tourists, and shoppers who pass through Union Station rarely get to see. You will climb steps and open doors into areas where the public is not normally granted access, be shown unique vantage points to view and photograph the station, gain up-close looks at the magnificent details and ornamentation of the station, as well as learn what is being done today to preserve Union Station for years to come. Great for groups visiting Washington, DC. A percentage of the proceeds will go toward ongoing preservation efforts at Union Station. Other things to note: Proof of Vaccination is required. All participants will receive a complimentary Union Station tote bag and a coffee table book on the history of the station.
Armbänder herstellen in einem 100-jährigen Haus
We will begin with a peek in the Boutique, featuring jewelry handcrafted by award-winning US artists, and a behind-the-scenes look at my working jewelry studio. I will also share some history of my 1890 building, including a copy of the handwritten deed to the original house. In the workshop you will use a combination of specialized jeweler's hand tools (the same that were used to make jewelry in the 19th century) and modern equipment to make your bracelet. First, you will hammer steel letter stamps to impress inspirational words, phrases, and designs of your choice onto a copper strip. Then, you will form the strip into a cuff bracelet with hammers and steel tools, oxidize (blacken) the metal, and polish to your desired finish. You will go home with a meaningful piece of jewelry that you created with your own hands. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. You can relax and enjoy a glass of wine. Other things to note Our studio workstations are separated by plexiglass barriers. Hand sanitizer, masks, and disposable smocks are available. Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.
Memorials by Moonlight Walking Tour
*Winter Tours* Public Tours are offered March - October. If you are interested in a winter tour please reach out to schedule! Weekend tours are also available by request. Experience the majesty of Washington DC's memorials and monuments by moonlight! Hear the revolutionary stories that brought about the birth of a nation, and the people who have preserved it, alongside the memorials built in their honor decades later. We will beat the heat (and the crowds) and meet at the Smithsonian Castle at dusk to embark on a 3 mile walking tour as the sun sets over the Potomac River. Stops include the DC War Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House and the US Capitol Building, all by moonlight! Along the tour I will share startling, inspiring, and memorable stories about the people, controversies, and historical impact embodied in each memorial, as well as information about the architecture. The memorials will come to life as historical facts are blended with with pop culture, current events, social movements, local knowledge, and even a ghost story or two! You will find that there is secret symbolism, meaning, culture, and poetry in every structure. We will also stop for photo opportunities, questions, and exploration at each location. *Tours are 2-2.5 hours long depending on group size.
Explore the History of Black Georgetown
This walking tour starts at 3206 O Street NW DC and ends at the Mt. Zion/Female Union Band Cemetery at 2501 Mill Rd. NW. There is a half-way stop at Thomas Sweet Shop for a bathroom break and refreshment. Description: This indepth tour takes guests on a journey through the African American history of Georgetown, a now-exclusive neighborhood in Washington, DC. Someone visiting Georgetown today may see it as another wealthy enclave in a continuously gentrifying Washington, DC. However, this charming area that boasts high-end shopping and gourmet restaurants has a diverse past. At one point African Americans counted for as much as 30% of the Georgetown population. Descendants of enslaved peoples and free black folk have lived in Georgetown for generations, but their contributions to its history do not often receive recognition. This tour will reveal the stories of the black citizens who made their mark on one of DC’s oldest neighborhoods.
Privates Shooting mit einer Promi-Fotografin
This experience takes place at the National Mall. We'll stroll past a few landmarks and monuments and get some amazing photos of you and your family or friends! **All photoshoots are private and not a group experience. **Kids are welcome. Pets are welcome. (No charge for pets or kids 2 and under.) **You will receive your photos the SAME DAY! **Shoots are only rescheduled for rain or dangerous weather. **Booking on a weekday is HIGHLY suggested! ----------------------------- Please do not ask if people can hop in just a few photos. Anyone being photographed must pay for their photos. The price is per person. Please also keep in mind I have no control over the weather or crowds at the National Mall that may prevent you from getting some of the photos you see listed on this page. Please be on time! Arriving after 15 minutes will result in you forfeit​ing your session. Please plan accordingly to arrive on time. No exceptions! We will be walking the entire time so wear comfortable shoes & dress appropriately for the weather.
Stelle einen Ring her
We will begin with a peek in the Gallery, featuring jewelry handcrafted by US artisans, and a tour of our Studio School. I will also share some history of our 1890 Victorian-era building. In the workshop, you will use steel letter stamps and a hammer to impress words of your choice onto sterling silver strips. Then, you will form the strip into a circle and solder it together (with help). Finally, oxidize (blacken) the ring, and polish to your desired finish. We limit the workshop to four students to guarantee lots of personal instruction, as well as the opportunity to get to know your classmates. Other things to note Unfortunately, our Victorian-era building is not fully accessible to the handicapped.
Geheime Türen und Themenzimmer
From spies to secret passageways put your super sleuth skills to the test as you search for over 70 secret doors and explore our themed rooms. We would never give you a map - this would ruin the surprise of finding a secret door. We do show you a video and talk to you about the Big O before you start your journey. It’s not in the finding, it’s in the seeking that is important. Experience the magic! Your self-guided experience will begin with an in-depth video introduction to our history and our secret doors, as well as what to look for as you go. Then, we will send you off on your own to search for the secrets and treasures that are everywhere to be found. As you explore the mansion, which is steeped in history and intrigue, you'll be walking in the footsteps of presidents, freedom fighters, G-Men, historians, famous musicians, and fiction writers. Built 125 years ago, nearly every President since Teddy Roosevelt has visited. • socially distanced self-guided tour • masks available & required for unvaccinated guests • hand sanitizer stations throughout • complimentary gloves available • signage to promote social distancing Other things to note All ages can attend. If you have a short attention span, this is the place for you because there is so much to see and do. If you are a minimalist, you will be overwhelmed. Museum closes: 5pm except for Fridays and Saturdays: 9pm.