Hidden Halls of Power: Secret History of the White House and DCBook Now
What Hides in the Shadow of Power?
Did you know the famous landmarks and public spaces of Washington D.C. have a history that is as shocking as it is stately? America's capital has its share of untold stories that will surprise you.
Beneath the grandeur of the Executive Mansion and illustrious sites that surround it lurks a dark history that, when explore, reveals scandalous secrets that have been long-buried. Behind the mortar of these symbols of the American spirit reside salacious tales of corruption, greed, adultery, and even ghost activity.
"This tour is definitely an eye-opener. I had no idea so much went on in our nation's capital!"
What is the Hidden Halls of Power: Secret History of the White House and Lafayette Park Tour About?
Backed by carefully-researched documentation and anecdotal evidence, the Hidden Halls of Power Tour will shock and intrigue you with a collection of the D.C. area's most scandalous secrets and tantalizing tales. Be enthralled as expert guides take you on an exciting exploration of some of the most historical sites in America's capital, complete with little-known facts involving unsolved mysteries, crimes of passion, and political intrigue.
What You Will See on This Tour:
This tour will take you on an exploration of the legendary happenings at some of our nation's most historical sites and national public spaces, such as:
- The tragic events in Lafayette Square Park
- The mysteries of The White House
- The intriguing stories of Pershing Park
- The hidden passageways of the Treasury Department
- And so much more...
Professional tour guides will unearth long-buried secrets and covered-up scandals in the nation's most-visited home and the famous sites around it.
Join us on our exploration of the sinister side of Washington D.C. and get a peek at the behind-the-scenes machinations and shocking events in our country's seat of power.
"The White House is the finest prison in the world."
Harry S. Truman
Meeting point address: Lafayette Park, Washington DC
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
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November 28th 2023
"Ask for Virginia! She did an awesome job of both telling us the history and the ghostly stories whil ... "
November 26th 2023
"We had a great hour long ghost tour around the White House area. Our guide did a really good job rel ... "
November 25th 2023
"Really fun! Virginia was such a fun guide and told us some really gnarly ghost stories."
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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This tour is a walking tour.