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Firefighting History Walking Tour

Title:Firefighting History Walking Tour
Date & Time:Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Friendship Firehouse Museum, 107 S. Alfred St. (Map This)
Event Details:Friendship Firehouse
Friendship Firehouse
During National Fire Prevention Week, explore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the "Blazing a Trail: Alexandria’s Firefighting History" walking tour. Participants learn about volunteer firefighting in early Alexandria, including the five volunteer fire companies, three major fires, and how firefighting was affected by the Civil War. The tour begins at the historic Friendship Firehouse, goes east on Prince Street, and returns to Friendship via King Street. Advance reservations are required, as space is limited. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for youth ages 10 to 17. (The tour will not interest small children but may be of interest to kids 10 and older.)
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4994
Fees:$6.00 for adults and $4.00 for youth ages 10 to 17.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Family, King Street, Museums, Tour

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