Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|May 25, 2013||Sat||9:00 AM||Attics and Alleys Walking Tour |
Find out what mysteries lie behind the closed doors of four of Alexandria’s historic sites! Attics and Alleys is a new three-hour walking tour featuring the rarely seen spaces of four sites—the Lee-Fendall House, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and Carlyle House—revealing the remnants of stories otherwise hidden. ...
|May 25, 2013||Sat||1:00 PM||Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour|
When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” tour will explore firefighting during the ...