About David
David Shaw loves Washington! A Pennsylvania native, he has a BS from Elizabethtown College and a MSW from Bryn Mawr College. He holds tour guide licenses in Washington and New York City. He is a Master Certified Guide of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington DC, and a National Cathedral certified guide. In addition, he is certified by the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides. Having lived and worked in Washington for 30 years, he knows the monuments and the sites, as well as the stories behind them. But, he can also show you a Washington known only to those who live here: one where plots are hatched, evidence destroyed, assassinations foiled, secret meetings held, and spies met. And, of course, where the bodies are buried. In addition to his eleven years as a DC guide, he also works for the US Department of State as an international visitor liaison, escorting governmental guests around our country. He has traveled to England, Spain, Greece, Russia, China, South Africa, Italy, Holland, Turks and Caicos, Canada, France, Germany, Lithuania, St Barts, Honduras, the Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands. In the US he has visited 48 states.
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