John Philip Sousa Walking Tour


On Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to noon, musical history comes to life on a “marching” tour of the important sites in the life of conductor and composer John Philip Sousa. The tour is led by a close facsimile of “The March King” himself. Guild of Professional Tour Guides-DC Dwane Starlin he leads guests on a walking expedition of Capitol Hill and the Navy Yard in character as John Philip Sousa. Discover where Sousa was born and raised. Visit his birthplace and training ground. Nov. 6 is Sousa’s 163rd birthday. $15 advance; $20 day of.