Washington DC Attractions
Psst! Did you hear the one about George Washington’s trowel?
That silver, masonic shovel (attention, Dan Brown fans!) was used to lay the cornerstone of the US Capitol, the Washington Monument and a bunch of other buildings in Washington, DC. Coincidence?
For the inside scoop on DC city secrets, who better to ask than a tour guide? Through the years, Michelle Heller, who works for the city’s oldest tour guide company, Guide Service of Washington, has led hundreds of tours of the nation’s capital. Check out these insider tips to enjoy Washington, DC, and its history, far from the crowds.