Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Historical Tour
$15
Duration: 60 minutes
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Description

Discover the history of the Civil War while strolling up and down the streets of Alexandria, Virginia on this guided, 1-hour walking tour. Visit the Carlyle House mansion, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop, and the Boston Athenaeum. Enjoy the knowledge of a professional tour guide in a small-group setting and marvel at the influence of Alexandria during the Civil War.

Explore 19th-century Alexandria on this 1-hour, small-group walking tour. Meet the tour guide at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street, and head to the Carlyle House mansion to gain insight into the importance of Alexandria during the Civil War.

At Gadsby's Tavern Museum, stand in the spot of the first two casualties of the Civil War. Continue the tour at the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop/Museum and peruse their vast collection of medical and business artifacts. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States, and pour over its impressive collection of books and art.

Enjoy Alexandria and walk away with a deeper appreciation of Civil War history.

Discover the history of the Civil War while strolling up and down the streets of Alexandria, Virginia on this guided, 1-hour walking tour. Visit the Carlyle House mansion, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, the Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary Shop, and the Boston Athenaeum. Enjoy the knowledge of a professional tour guide in a small-group setting and marvel at the influence of Alexandria during the Civil War.