Alexandria, United States
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Overview

Explore some of the most famous landmark locations around Civil War-era Alexandria, Virginia on this 1-hour, small-group walking tour. See the many historic 17th- and 18th-century homes, hear colorful stories about its founding father and discover little known facts about all the monuments, statues and buildings in Alexandria. Visit the historic mansion and gardens of the Carlyle House; Christ Church, where George Washington worshipped; the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop, now preserved as a museum; the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the US. Any necessary entrance fees are included.
  • Take a Civil War tour through Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
  • See historic sites and landmark locations
  • Educational experience for the entire family
  • Small group ensures personal attention
Take a walk through Civil War-era Alexandria, Virginia, beginning at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street.
Visit buildings that were used as hospitals and logistics centers during the Civil War. Learn about Alexandria’s importance during the Civil War and discover the daily struggles in at the time, including the difficulties for doctors and nurses on both the Union and Confederate sides to deliver care to many wounded soldiers.
Discuss a forgotten founding father, John Carlyle, at his historic stone mansion and gardens — the Carlyle House. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the US; Gadsby's Tavern, the site of the first two casualties of the Civil War and more.

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, Mar 2017

Tom was very knowledgeable and told our group many pertinent stories. It was a very cold day in early March and we walked the entire way.


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