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Washington DC, United States

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1 hour 10 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Step into Washington, DC, history on a 70-minute walking tour led by a costumed, historical figure that brings White House history to life. Hear insider stories and facts from an actor dressed as John Ousley, who tended the White House gardens through several presidencies. Get a personal perspective on the White House gardens and interior while strolling the neighborhood surrounding the White House.
Please Note: The walk does not go into the White House or onto the White House grounds.
  • 70-minute historic walking tour of DC
  • Led by a costumed actor posing as a historical figure
  • Visit the streets around the White House
  • Fully narrated tour
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Make your way to Lafayette Park, where this walking tour begins across from the North Front of the White House. Meet a costumed actor who will walk with you throughout the tour, sharing stories from the White House history.
John Ousley worked as the White House gardener for 30 years, after he was chosen by John Quincy Adams. Find out about the changing landscape of the early White House years.
Follow John Ousley through the streets around the White House as your guide illustrates the early years of the United States with fun anecdotes and facts, and learn about the importance of gardens to United States Presidents, some of whom were farmers before being elected.
 Please Note: The walk does not go into the White House or onto the White House grounds.
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(888) 680-5731
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Product code: 37017P3

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