Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
|Title:||Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour|
|Date & Time:||Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
|Location:||Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred St. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during the Union occupation. Were firefighters allowed out after curfew? What happened to the firehouses and equipment? These questions will be answered as tour participants visit the sites of four of the five fire houses, and learn what happened if there was a fire.
For age 10 and older.
|Contact Phone No.:||703.746.4994, or 703.746.3891|
|Fees:||$6 for adults, $4 ages 10-17. Reservations are required, as space is limited.|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Friendship Firehouse Museum, Museums, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/16536
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