A Neighborhood Guide to Washington, D.C.'s Hidden History
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- Get off the National Mall and enjoy nine walking and driving tours of Washington, D.C.'s historic neighborhoods. - Discover the hidden history of the nation's capital with tales of political intrigue, scandal, romance and tragedy. - Experience the overlooked architectural and cultural treasures in such neighborhoods as Georgetown, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and Mount Vernon Square. Owner of A Tour de Force Jeanne Fogle leads her readers through the hidden sites and history of Washington, D.C.'s neighborhoods. Charming sketches by Edward Fogle and vintage photographs accompany each tour, casting a new light on the city. Visitors and local alike will be surprised and delighted by the discoveries that can be made beyond the monuments.
The History Press
: 9781596296527
: The History Press
: 04/30/2009
: District of Columbia
: History & Guide
: 98 Black And White
: 160
: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
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Jeanne Fogle is a local Washington, D.C. historian, who was born in the Nation's Capital, where her family has lived for more than 150 years. She established her company, A Tour de Force Guided Tours / A Tour de Force Publications in 1984. As a D.C.-licensed Certified Master Tour Guide and lecturer, she offers an unusual and personal look into Washington's past and present, through her tours and illustrated slide lectures. Ms. Fogle serves as an adjunct professor of Washington History and Regional Tour Guiding and Tour Managing at Northern Virginia Community College. She has authored three books on Washington, D.C.'s social and architectural history: Two Hundred Years, Stories of the Nation's Capital, Proximity to Power: Neighbors to the Presidents near Lafayette Square, and Washington D.C.: a Pictorial Celebration. The first two of her books, and her Washington, D.C. Note-Cards are illustrated by her brother, artist Edward Fogle.
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