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Veterans Day History Tour of the White House & National Mall

Veterans Day History Tour of the White House & National Mall!

Veterans Day History Tour of the White House & National Mall!

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Mon Nov 11 2024 at 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
(GMT-05:00)

John Paul Jones Memorial, 17th Street Southwest, Washington, United States

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Veterans Day History Tour of the White House & National Mall!, 11 November | Event in Washington | AllEvents.in About the event Veterans Day History Tour of the White House & National Mall!
Examine almost 250 years of U.S. history in this unique walking tour, on Veterans Day, near the White House and Washington Monument.

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Examine almost 250 years of U.S. history in this unique walking tour, on Veterans Day, around the environs of the home of America's Commanders-in-Chief.


Our packed itinerary will draw from:

o The locale where the most famous military anthem was written

o "I have not yet begun to fight!"

o Where the sea battle of Midway was won--on the National Mall.

o The World War One memorial park

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 The Union sea captain who nearly lost the Civil War

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 "hero of three nations"

o Where the "Second War of Independence" ended

o The future President who cared for war-torn Europe

o The famed General who transformed defeated Japan.

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: M**der 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


And the Two-Term Jinx:

https://www.amazon.com/Two-Term-Jinx-Presidents-Washington-Theodore-Roosevelt-ebook/dp/B01K0NT0CK/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


MEET at the John Paul Jones statue near the World War Two memorial. We will down proceed up 17th St., the "avenue of heroes and heroines," to Lafayette Square, the park of the Commanders-in-Chief.


Celebrate U.S. military history, on Memorial Day, at some of America's most historic locales.



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Date & Time

Mon Nov 11 2024 at 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
(GMT-05:00)

Location

John Paul Jones Memorial, 17th Street Southwest, Washington, United States

Host Details
Ed Moser
About The Host:
Your host is a former writer for Jay Leno’s “The Tonight Show”, a former presidential speechwriter, and the author of the book America from A to Z: http://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should-ebook/dp/B00655SO9S/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-1&qid=1415975803

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