275th Anniversary Tour of Historic Alexandria Virginia!

Date & Time

Mon Jul 08 2024 at 05:45 pm to 07:45 pm

UTC-04:00

Location

Lyceum | Alexandria, VA

275th Anniversary Tour of Historic Alexandria Virginia!

Details

During the month of the anniversary of Old Town Alexandria's founding and on the Monday after the July 4th weekend take a walk through Alexandria’s cultural & historic core. It drips with an astonishing dense array of famous persons and historical events. Especially those involving the American Revolution and George Revolution (in George Washington's hometown) and the Civil War. Accompanied by a historian immerse yourself in these epic events and in one of America’s most fascinating towns.


Meet outside the Lyceum 201 S. Washington St. Alexandria Virginia 22314

Fee: Prices start at $22.

About 2 hours in length.


Pre-register and Pre-pay--

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Eventbrite:

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Or:

PayPal sending $22 to [email protected]

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Packed itinerary will select from:

• George Washington teenaged town surveyor

• The noted architects behind the city’s stunning architecture

• Civil War street fights and fires

• Hometown of famous Founding Fathers

• Locale of the biggest slave escape in U.S. history

• George Washington’s secret townhouse

• Locale of a famous Confederate and Union Army sculpture

• The site of the first six Presidential inaugural balls

• The nation’s narrowest houses

• Rebel graves and Underground rails

• Where the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were hatched

• The first civil rights sit-down strike

• What did GW do for fun? Violent horse races & crazed drinking bouts from back in the day.

• A World War Two munitions factory and spy nest

• Conflicting loyalties of a Civil War town

• How GW started a world war

• The horrific attack on a Revolutionary War hero

• The real “Father” of his country

And more!


Your guide is a former “Tonight Show” writer an ex-Presidential speechwriter & author of the new book on D.C.’s history The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood: Crime Scandal & Intrigue in the History of Lafayette Square:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-white-houses-unruly-neighborhood-edward-p-moser/1131103788

And a book on the wild history of the Capitol Building:

https://www.amazon.com/Lost-History-Capital-Tumultuous-Congress/dp/1493055909

And a crime novel set in Old Town:

https://www.amazon.com/Old-Town-Horror-Americas-Historic/dp/B0CYN3HRY6/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=


Plenty of excellent restaurants in the area for afterwards.


Your host's tours are rated more highly than the Eiffel Tower or the Great Wall of China!:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html


Think history’s dull? Think again!


Event Location

Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria, United States

Tickets & Booking Details

USD 24.50

Event Host

Ed Moser
Ed Moser

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