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Alexandria's History, from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln

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Alexandria's History, from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln
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Embark on a journey through American history in all its grandeur and complexity with Alexandria's History from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln in Historic Alexandria, Virginia. This enlightening tour invites you to uncover the rich past of Alexandria, providing a detailed narrative from prehistoric era to President Lincoln's time.

Get ready for a comprehensive walkthrough of America's historical timeline. During this captivating exploration, expect to spend around three hours absorbing a wealth of knowledge brought to life by your engaging and informative guide. You'll be traversing the historic paths of Alexandria, so ensure you're dressed comfortably for a leisurely stroll. Along the way, be prepared to set eyes on some remarkable architectural structures, historical landmarks and get acquainted with prominent figures that shaped America's past.

From the comfort of your walking shoes, you'll take a fascinating stroll through time, starting from the earliest Native American settlements. Learn about the founding of the town in 1749, its role during the American Revolution, and its strategic importance during the Civil War era. As you tread lightly through history, you'll be visiting key landmarks such as the historic Alexandria Waterfront, Carlyle House, and Christ Church. This tour not only gives you a chance to see these historic sites up close, but also provides an opportunity to understand the significance they hold in the annals of American history.

Alexandria's History from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln is more than a tour; it is a journey into the annals of America's past. It's an immersion into historical milestones that have shaped our present. Acknowledged for its depth and authenticity, exploring the unique heritage of Alexandria via this tour gives the past a voice. Occupying a distinguished position on the map of United States historical attractions, this tour is the perfect choice for history-buffs, school groups, or anyone intrigued by the story of America.

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 Includes Admission to  Alexandria City Hall & Market Square
Immerse yourself in history at the Alexandria City Hall and Market Square. Nestled in the heart of Williamsburg, Virginia, this grand old brick structure whispers tales of our nation's past. Stroll the lush, inviting square, shop at local vendors, and marvel at the elegant architecture. Experience the charm of old-world Virginia at this must-visit destination.
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 Includes Admission to  Alexandria's Christ Church
Experience a slice of American history at Alexandria's Christ Church near Williamsburg, VA. This quintessential Georgian architectural beauty, dating from 1773, is the epitome of colonial era charm. Its rich history includes ties to iconic figures like George Washington and Robert E. Lee. Discover the strikingly preserved interiors and serene churchyard for a tranquil journey back in time. Imagine, reflect, adore – all at this timeless sanctuary.
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 Includes Admission to  Captain's Row
Immerse yourself in the richly layered history of Captain’s Row, near Williamsburg, VA. This prestigious neighborhood, lined with magnificent 18th-century mansions, offers a unique, intimate glimpse into colonial days. Lose yourself in the charm of brick-lined streets and grandiose architecture, while envisioning life during Williamsburg's founding era. It's a living history experience that will transport you back in time.
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 Includes Admission to  Carlyle House
Immerse yourself in the charm of 18th-century Virginia at the Carlyle House, a stone's throw away from Williamsburg. This grand Georgian mansion, encased in a serene landscape, stands as a testament to Virginia’s rich history. Let the antique-filled rooms and knowledgeable tour guides transport you back in time, for a truly unique and educational experience. The Carlyle House is not just a visit; it's a journey into an enchanting past.
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 Includes Admission to  Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Step back in time at Gadsby's Tavern Museum near charming Williamsburg, Virginia! This well-preserved 18th-century American tavern and inn vividly transports visitors to the era of colonial America and offers unique insights into early American public life. With preserved ballrooms, ice wells, and colonial culinary experiences, Gadsby's is not just a tourist attraction, but a history-filled journey into America's vibrant past.
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 Includes Admission to  Historic Ramsay House
Embrace the echoes of American history at the Historic Ramsay House, near enchanting Williamsburg, Virginia. Wander through a time capsule of life in the 18th-century, where every room unveils layers of rich heritage. Here, history is brought to life with genuine furnishings and preserved architecture that narrates the colonial tale with authenticity. Discover Ramsay House - where past and present beautifully entwine.
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 Includes Admission to  Hollensbury Spite House
Explore the fascinating Hollensbury Spite House near Williamsburg, VA, a whimsical slice of architectural pettiness built in 1830. This narrow, two-story brick house, steeped in historical anecdotes, was constructed specifically to block traffic noise. At barely 7 feet wide, it’s a testament to its intriguing past and a must-see curiosity on your Virginia adventure.
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 Includes Admission to  Lee-Fendall House
Immerse yourself in the incredible history of the Lee-Fendall House in Williamsburg, Virginia. Explore the Civil War-era home where six generations of the Lee family resided, witness authentic artifacts, and soak in the tales of past dwellers. Its charming garden exudes tranquility, perfect for stroll lovers. A journey into America's past woven with captivating stories just waits for you in the heart of Williamsburg.
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 Includes Admission to  Marshall House
Immerse yourself in a harmonious blend of history and tranquility at the Marshall House, nestled near charming Williamsburg, VA. This Antebellum manor brims with timeless grandeur, offering guests the chance to step back in time and enjoy a serene escape. Explore the serene gardens, or discover fascinating stories of bygone eras within its carefully preserved interiors. The Marshall House, truly a must-visit experience for history buffs and peace-seekers alike.


To encapsulate, Alexandria's History from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln is an enlightening stroll into Americas past, offering an authentic, engaging, and comprehensive overview of its unique thread in the fabric of our shared history. You're not just simply reminiscing about the past; you're stepping into it. With a guide who is as passionate about history as you, descriptive narratives that bring each era to life, and a walking tour that keeps you fit while you feed your mind, what could be a more interesting way to delve into the annals of America's vibrant history? Set your sights on Alexandria and get set to journey back in time through centuries of remarkable history. This is not just a tour; this is your rendezvous with time. Mark your calendars and step into the pages of America's storybook.

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Alexandria's History, from Prehistoric Times to Lincoln
Available 6/1/2024 until 4/27/2025 View Detailed Schedule

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