Alexandria Tour Ideas
Learn more about women's roles during the Civil War in Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria was in a unique position during the Civil War. It was a city with Southern sympathies continuously occupied by the Union Army and virtually operating as a Northern supply depot due to its proximity to Washington, DC and its transportation infrastructure. The women who remained in Alexandria and those who came during occupation experienced the War not as a battle but a day-to-day way of life. This tour will explore the stories of a diverse group of women and their experiences living in Civil War Alexandria.<br />
On this 1-hour walking tour, discover the history of the Civil War while strolling up and down the streets of Alexandria. Visit the Carlyle House, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Stabler-Leadbetter Apothecary, and the Athenaeum. Enjoy the knowledge of a professional guide in a small group of 2-10 people and marvel at the influence of Alexandria during the Civil War.
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