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Experience life as it was in our nation's yesterdays. Explore original buildings, homes, and shops reconstructed on 301 acres.
"Alexandria's History Museum" collects, preserves and interprets the history and material culture of the city of Alexandria and the surrounding ...
"Appomattox," the seven foot bronze statue erected in 1889 in honor of Alexandria's Confederate dead, is located at the intersection of South ...
Housed in a building that served as a Union Hospital during the Civil War, the R.E. Lee Camp Hall Museum honors the service and heritage of the ...
The Alexandria Library Local History/Special Collections houses many resources for those interested in Alexandria and Virginia history and ...
Gadsby's Tavern Museum consists of two buildings, a ca. 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel. The buildings are named for Englishman John Gadsby who ...
The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is noted for its outstanding collection of shop furnishings, apothecary bottles and equipment, many still in ...
The historic Carlyle House was completed in 1753 by British merchant John Carlyle for his bride, Sarah Fairfax of Belvoir, member of one of the ...
Philip Richard Fendall, a cousin to Revolutionary War hero, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, father of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, built this ...
Step right into the Museum's laboratory and see archaeologists at work reconstructing Alexandria's history, fragment by fragment. The Museum ...
Operated by the Northern Virginia Urban League and located in the former headquarters the largest domestic slave trading company in the country, the ...
Alexandria National Cemetery was first established in 1862 as Soldiers' Cemetery, one of the earliest sites dedicated by President Abraham Lincoln to ...
The Contrabands and Freedmen's Cemetery Memorial, now in the design process, will be a sacred site honoring the more than 1,800 people of African ...
Patterned after a lighthouse in Alexandria, the Memorial displays a magnificent 17-ft. bronze statue of George Washington and an outstanding ...
Established in 1856, Ivy Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for more Confederate veterans than any other Alexandria cemetery. Among those ...
This 1,554 acre park in urban Northern Virginia includes wetlands, forest, meadows, streams and a pond. There are resident deer, fox, beaver, ...
Once part of George Washington's land holdings, River Farm is now the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society.
Located between ...
Originally part of George Washington's River Farm, the Collingwood Library is now a unique library on Americana. With its extensive collection of ...
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