DWANE is a licensed D.C. tour guide, historical character interpreter, plus professional musician (bugler, trumpeter, and kazooist).  He portrays: Joseph Henry, First Secretary of the Smithsonian; Clarence Darrow; Mark Twain; John Philip Sousa; Walter Cronkite; Robert Frost; Ebenezer Scrooge; and Oliver Wolcott Norton, co-composer of “Taps”.  He recently co-authored “Images of America: Burleith,” the D.C. neighborhood where he has lived since 1999.  His favorite book about Washington, D.C. is Black Georgetown Remembered: A History of Its Black Community from the Founding of "The Town of George" in 1751 to the Present Day by Carrol R. Gibbs, Kathleen Menzie Lesko, and Valerie Melissa Babb.


"Our guide Dwane was incredibly informative and fun at the same time. There is no way we would have gained an insight into the local area without such a professional." - TripAdvisor reviewer


Dwane leads:


Memorials by Moonlight

National Mall Memorials: The Backstory

U.S. Capitol and Houses of Congress