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Day Trip To Mount Vernon From Washington DC
"On this 4.5 hour tour you’ll explore the fascinating home and home town of George Washington. Mount Vernon across the Potomac River in Virginia is a living museum of the life and times of the first President of the United States of America.Tour Washington’s famed mansion visit the plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens
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Day Trip To Mount Vernon From Washington DC
"On this 4.5 hour tour you’ll explore the fascinating home and home town of George Washington. Mount Vernon across the Potomac River in Virginia is a living museum of the life and times of the first President of the United States of America.Tour Washington’s famed mansion visit the plantation outbuildings where re-enactors keep colonial ways alive stroll through Martha Washington’s beautiful gardens
From $53.00
 
Private Half Day Narrated Washington DC Tour
"So you want to visit Washington DC but you have your own ideas about where you want to go the date and time of day and you don't want to wait for others to get on and off the bus. This is the tour for you! Our private tour guides will take you around our great city sharing their stories and unlimited knowledge of our capital's history. Our 4-hour tours are available in the morning afternoon and evening as the city transforms under the lights. Our professional drivers take the hassle out of navigating through Washington
From $95.00

More Things to Do in Alexandria

Washington's Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon is in Virginia, about :15 South of Alexandria and was the plantation home of George Washington, first President of the United States. The estate is on the banks of the Potomac River...
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apbeaches
Jan 11, 2015

George Washington Masonic Memorial

Chances are you will see this monument before you figure out what it is, as it sits on a hill overlooking the whole city. G.W. is perhaps one of the most famous members of the Masons and this monument...
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TexasDave
Jul 10, 2014

Martha Washington's Wedding Dress

Mount Vernon displays a portrait of Martha Washington in her wedding attire. Her dress is of gold material with a purple overlay and is displayed along with the shoes and necklace. I guess Martha...
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cjg1
May 23, 2013

History Making Meeting Places

The Old Presbyterian Meeting House seen today was built after a fire destroyed the original building in 1835. Though this was and is an active church it is called "Meeting House" as a reference to the...
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lmkluque
Feb 04, 2013

Once torpedoes, now paintings

Visit the Torpedo Factory Art Gallery down on the waterfront. Its free.This used to be a torpedo factory from the end of WWI through WWII. In fact, after the war this building housed the official...
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Rich62
Dec 17, 2012

Explore Old Town

Old Town Alexandria is the oldest section of Alexandria and where most of the historic landmarks can be found in the city. Old Town dates back to 1749 and chocked full of historic houses, shops,...
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Sep 25, 2012
 
 
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Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Located at the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the third floor, the museum has interesting exhibits of the history of Alexandria going back centuries. Now this was not something I sought out to so, I...
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Africancrab
Aug 16, 2012

George Washington Masonic Memorial

Perhaps one of the more exciting and historic of the attractions in Alexandria is the George Washington Masonic Memorial. Now, you do not need a guided tour to see it all, however, if you are one of...
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Africancrab
Aug 16, 2012

Alexandria Historic District

Alexandria is a beautiful charming seaport town. The middle portion of it was declared a Historic Landmark in 1966. It has 18th and 19th century buildings that add charm and intrigue to it. Some of...
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Africancrab
Aug 15, 2012

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is a former apothecary (pharmacy) shop located in Alexandria, Virginia. It operated continuously for almost 150 years. After shutting down it was eventually...
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rmjiv
May 02, 2012

Christ Church

Christ Church was the first Episcopal Church in Alexandria and has played an important role in the life of the city since its completion by John Carlyle in 1773. The church was designed by James Wren...
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Yaqui
Aug 14, 2011

Ramsay House (Visitor Center)

Mrs. Ramsay was a cousin of George Washington; and her husband William Ramsay was one of the founders of Alexandria. He was a Scottish merchant and had his house built facing the river because back...
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Yaqui
Aug 14, 2011

Carlyle House Historic Park 1753

The Plaque Reads:The Carlyle house completed in 1753, was the residence of one of 18th century Alexandria's leading citizens John Carlyle a properous merchant and landowner. Although the earliest know...
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Yaqui
Aug 14, 2011

Alexandria City Hall (Market Square)

When I can, I like to include information of city halls since so much is in direct relation with them as far as the tourist industry and activities. We came upon this night while they were having a...
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Yaqui
Aug 14, 2011

Top Hotels in Alexandria

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1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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4800 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria, Virginia, 22302, United States
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5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia, 22311, United States
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480 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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1456 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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1767 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States
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Ewingjr98

"Alexandria, once part of Washington, now almost DC"
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"b1bob passes frequently through Alexandria, VA"
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zanzooni

"Hello, Welcome to Old Town Alexandria"
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"A visit to Alexandria Old Town"
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