Tower Talks from Washington National Cathedral
Ask a Docent: Camille Hersh

Ask a Docent: Camille Hersh

April 28, 2020

In this week's episode of Tower Talks, we're talking to Camille Hersh - a docent who brings an extensive and diverse background to her work at the Cathedral. With a background in education and religious studies with a career in the intelligence community, Camille is particularly good at finding the connections between the Cathedral's craftwork and the many stories being told throughout the building. Join us as we talk about all the little things that make the Cathedral such a rich tapestry of story-telling!

Up on the Heights with Stonemason Joe Alonso

Up on the Heights with Stonemason Joe Alonso

April 21, 2020

Welcome back to Tower Talks! In this week's episode, we're talking to Joe Alonso, Washington National Cathedral's Head Stonemason. Joe has been with the Cathedral for 35 years and literally placed the final stone on the Cathedral in 1990. He talked aboutwhat stone masons actually do, the 2011 Earthquake that caused so much damage and so much more.

Catching Up With The Smartest Guy at the Cathedral

Catching Up With The Smartest Guy at the Cathedral

April 14, 2020

In the first-ever episode of Tower Talks, we're talking to Andy Bittner - who is often the first person you might bump into on a visit to the Cathedral! We explore his background, where his life-long love of the Cathedral comes from and what makes Washington National Cathedral his favorite place on Earth.