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Front of Lyceum

The Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

Location: Alexandria
Front of Lyceum

"Alexandria's History Museum" collects, preserves and interprets the history and material culture of the city of Alexandria and the surrounding Nor... More Info

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"Appomattox" Confederate Statue

Location: Alexandria

"Appomattox," the seven foot bronze statue erected in 1889 in honor of Alexandria's Confederate dead, is located at the intersection of South Washi... More Info

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R.E. Lee Camp Hall Museum

Location: Alexandria
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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 17t... More Info

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Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Gadsby's Tavern Museum

Location: Alexandria
Gadsby's Tavern Museum

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... More Info

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Alexandria Library Special Collections

Location: Alexandria

The Alexandria Library Local History/Special Collections houses many resources for those interested in Alexandria and Virginia history and genealog... More Info

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Apothecary interior

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary

Location: Alexandria
Apothecary interior

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is noted for its outstanding collection of shop furnishings, apothecary bottles and equipment, many still in ... More Info

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Carlyle House Historic Park

Carlyle House Historic Park

Location: Alexandria
Carlyle House Historic Park

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 mos... More Info

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Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden

Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden

Location: Alexandria
Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden

Philip Richard Fendall, a cousin to Revolutionary War hero, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, father of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, built this ... More Info

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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Location: Alexandria
Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Step right into the Museum's laboratory and see archaeologists at work reconstructing Alexandria's history, fragment by fragment. The Museum ... More Info

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Torpedo Factory Art Center logo

Torpedo Factory Art Center

Location: Alexandria
Torpedo Factory Art Center logo

Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the largest number of publicly accessible working artist studi... More Info

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Christ Church

Christ Church

Location: Alexandria
Christ Church

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Freedom House Museum

Location: Alexandria

Operated by the Northern Virginia Urban League and located in the former headquarters the largest domestic slave trading company in the country, the ... More Info

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Alexandria National Cemetery

Location: Alexandria

Alexandria National Cemetery was first established in 1862 as Soldiers' Cemetery, one of the earliest sites dedicated by President Abraham Lincoln to ... More Info

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Contrabands and Freedmens Cemetery Memorial

Location: Alexandria

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 d... More Info

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Jones Point Park

Location: Alexandria

Jones Point Park is located on the Potomac River, just south of Old Town Alexandria. It was a critical piece of the city of Alexandria's history as... More Info

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George Washington Masonic Memorial

Location: Alexandria

Patterned after a lighthouse in Alexandria, the Memorial displays a magnificent 17-ft. bronze statue of George Washington and an outstanding collec... More Info

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Ivy Hill Cemetery

Location: Alexandria

Established in 1856, Ivy Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for more Confederate veterans than any other Alexandria cemetery. Among those ... More Info

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Huntley Meadows Park

Location: Alexandria

This 1,554 acre park in urban Northern Virginia includes wetlands, forest, meadows, streams and a pond. There are resident deer, fox, beaver, hero... More Info

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