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History Tours: March-November

Did you know…that Alexandria was the most important Scottish city of the 1750s…that a 17 year-old apprentice surveyor assisted in laying out the town and that he was already a hero 15 years before the Revolutionary War…or that Alexandria, located 200 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, was once this country's westernmost seaport?

A fascinating, educational and entertaining 60 minute walking tour to many of Old Town's significant landmarks and little known sites. You will learn about the early history of Alexandria , the city where George Washington slept, dined, shopped, paid taxes, voted, danced, trained and drilled troops, influenced politics, and established his reputation as a man of impeccable integrity.

 

 

 

Tour begins at the Visitors Center , 221 King Street:

Mon. thru Saturday at 1:30 pm .

Cost: Adults $15; Ages 12-17 $5.

For those who like to delve a little deeper into history please phone 703 683 3451 to arrange a private two hour tour for groups of five or more. Cost: Adults only $20