Revisiting George Washington's Alexandria

With Historian Garrett Peck

Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

No other city is as associated with George Washington as Alexandria, and Washington considered it his hometown. He surveyed Alexandria's streets in 1749 as a seventeen-year old, and his public memorial services were held there fifty years later after his death. This one-mile, 2.5 hour walking tour of Old Town explores historic churches, houses, taverns, breweries, the waterfront, and other sites associated with the founding father - nineteen sites in all.

The tour begins at Christ Church (118 N. Washington Street), and ends at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House (323 S. Fairfax Street). Your guide is author, historian, and tour guide Garrett Peck.

There is limited parking on Old Town streets, but the best place to park is the garage below City Hall on Fairfax Street at Cameron Street. Parking is just $5 for the entire day on weekends.

$45.00
SKU: GWAlexandria

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