Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Lafayette Square DC!

Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Lafayette Square DC!

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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

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Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Lafayette Square, White House Neighborhood DC!

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Bastille Day Tour of Famous French-Americans, Thursday July 14, 6 pm, Lafayette Square, White House Neighborhood DC!

Celebrate the culture of France and its long-term alliance with, and influence on, America, with a White House area tour of famed French-Americans?

Where: Lafayette Square, D.C., at the Battle of New Orleans/Andrew Jackson statue in middle of the Square.

Length: About 2 hours

Email: savvyveteran@gmail.com

Your guide, an ex-Tonight Show writer and former Presidential speechwriter, is the author of a history of Lafayette Square:

https://www.amazon.com/White-Houses-Unruly-Neighborhood-Lafayette-ebook/dp/B082ZVDCD7

And the U.S. Capitol Building:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-lost-history-of-the-capitol-edward-p-moser/1139708776

Learn about the great deal of French and French-American influence right in America’s founding park, Lafayette Square!:

• The Frenchman who joined George Washington’s army as a teenager, as a major general!

• The French-American officer who won a famous victory over pirates.

• The French pirate who helped the Americans win a famous victory.

• How a First Lady of French descent saved Lafayette Square.

• The American President who saved the Marquis of Lafayette’s life!

• The First Lady who saved Lafayette’s life a second time!

• The remarkable White House area constructions during the two world wars to save France.

• The renowned African-American sculpture by a French-American sculptor.

• How a brilliant spy helped a general of French descent win a major Civil War battle.

• The American President with ancestors from an oppressed French religious group.

• The teacher of French ancestry who inspired the Lewis and Clark expedition.

• The French explorer critical to the success of that expedition.

• The French commander who was key to winning the American Revolution’s critical battle.

• The French-born architects who designed the Capitol Building.

• The American who secretly built the White House from a French design.

• The American who ghost-wrote France’s Declaration of the Rights of Man.

• The French philosopher who invented the American form of government.

• The French financial wizard who cut the nation’s debt while funding the largest real estate deal in history.

• The French aristocrat who acted as a secret American agent for the largest real estate deal in history.

• The French-born civil engineer who founded, and was fired by, “Washington”.

• The congressman of French descent who saved the American President from a charge of manslaughter!

• The French steward who saved a President from drowning

• And more!!

We’re TripAdvisor’s highest-rated tour in the capital city:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html

Vive la France! In Lafayette Square D.C.!!

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