The Washington, DC "African American History Tours" app was produced by Capitol Entertainment Services, Inc. Capitol Entertainment Services, Inc., established in 1979, has provided a variety of guided sightseeing bus tours of Washington, DC. The company retired its bus fleet in 2016 and converted the bus tours to GPS coordinated tours of Washington, DC. Giving visitors professional sightseeing tours conducted by licensed professional tour guides over the years has enabled Capitol Entertainment Services, Inc. to produce a GPS tour guide app that will let you tour Washington, DC from the convenience of your car or home.
In 1999, the United States Department of Commerce's Office of Tourism Industries designated Capitol Entertainment Services, Inc. "African American History Tour of Washington, DC" as an official American Pathways 2000 tour itinerary. American Pathways 2000 was a White House Millennium program to promote the marketing of American cultural heritage products and services.
With the "Washington, DC "African American History Tours" app, you can experience a self- guided tour of the national monuments and memorials and many other historic tourist attractions. This GPS tour app includes the historical overview of Washington, DC African American history and 21 African American tour audios and videos that can be played during the tour or at home on bluetooth devices.
The GPS enabled pins on the map allow you to get directions to each tour site. Once you arrive at the tour site, the audio will automatically play to give you an immersive experience at each point of interest to describe what you are seeing and explain its history. The GPS enabled pins on the map allow you to get directions to each point of interest. Play the videos in the app to see more images and descriptions of each tour site.
App Operating Instructions:
1. To view the tour site video, select the tour site and press the video "play" button.
2. To hear the tour site audio, select the tour site and press the audio "play' button.
3. To start the tour, press "Start Tour"
4. To get tour directions, press the "map" bottom at the bottom and then select "get directions".
Your iPad or tablet must be cell data capable Or it must be a smart phone. WiFi only ipads will not work for the on-site gps tour.