The Dark Nights of Washington DC Guided Walking Tour

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  • 1.5 hr

The objective of this tour is to deliver The Capital’s history through the city’s hauntings and ghost stories, with an emphasis on the City’s Dark Past.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Ghost City Tours of DC

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Stop At: Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Harry Truman called it America's greatest monstrosity. Mark Twain referred to it as the ugliest building in America. Regardless, it is considered the most haunted office building in America, and on this tour you will get to find out why!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Decatur House

The home of Stephen Decatur. During his time, he was one of the nation’s most celebrated naval commanders. Many of his political friends were certain that Stephen Decatur would become president. And, who knows, maybe he could have been. But James Barron kind of ruined those chances, and you're here to find out how!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lafayette Square

Where trees, paths, and statues now lay, these grounds used to house a graveyard, a racetrack, a zoo, and an apple orchard. Some even speculate that a slave market was held here. You can only imagine the wealth of history and hauntings that exist in the illustrious Lafayette Square, but thanks to this tour your imagination won't be all you have!

Duration: 20 minutes
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