REBECCA GRAWL

 

Tour Guide

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 HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE FIRST LADIES

Discover the pivotal contributions of the women who have shaped and led our nation from the heart of our nation's capital.

This tour will delve into the often unexamined and unrecognized contributions of our First Ladies - from Dolley Madison and her vital role in preserving America’s early history to Eleanor Roosevelt's fight for civil rights to Jackie Kennedy and her preservation of the nation's capital. 

This tour will cover a one mile stretch of the National Mall and downtown D.C. and tell the story of women whose work are not recognized with physical monuments but is ingrained into the fabric of our city and our history.

 

Rebecca Grawl is a native Texan with fifteen years experience in tourism, public history, and museum education. She is a licensed, professional D.C. tour guide who enjoys sharing our nation's capital and history with audiences and visitors from across the country and around the world. Prior to becoming a tour guide, she has worked with Amazement Square the Rightmire Children's Museum, Museum of the American Revolution, and the Museum of the Fine Arts Houston.  She holds a B.A. in American Culture from Randolph-Macon Woman's College (now Randolph College) and is an active senior leader with the National Society Children of the American Revolution.