Jeanne Fogle is a local Washington, D.C., historian who was born in the Nation’s Capital, where her family has lived for more than 150 years.
Fogle established her company, A Tour de Force GUIDED TOURS/A Tour de Force PUBLICATIONS in 1984. As a D.C.-licensed, Certified Master Tour Guide and lecturer, she offers an unusual and personal look into Washington’s past and present, through her tours and illustrated slide lectures. Fogle serves as an adjunct professor of Washington History and Regional Tour Guiding and Tour Managing at NOVA. She has authored three books on Washington, D.C.s social and architectural history: Two Hundred Years: Stories of the Nations Capital, Proximity to Power, Neighbors to the Presidents Near Lafayette Square and Washington, D.C., a Pictorial Celebration. The first two of her books, and her Washington, D.C., note cards are illustrated by her brother, Edward F. Fogle. Their great-grandfather, George F. W. Strieby, was an accomplished fresco artist whose work adorns the United States Capitol.