Join Carlyle House for our annual Hands-on History Tent event. This year, our activities will be focusing on the late 1800s in Alexandria, covering the topics of the Civil War, Slavery in Alexandria, and Reconstruction.
On this Flashback Friday, a look back at the John Marshall House in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, which was once used as a Union Army hospital. What is the site's history and what does the site look like today?
As season two of PBS' Mercy Street nears its finale on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the Office of Historic Alexandria and Visit Alexandria are pleased to announce a new exhibition, The Costumes of PBS' Mercy Street, on display at The Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum February 17 through September 1, 2017.
Lee-Fendall House is offering a special tour of the museum highlighting the Lee-Fendall House’s role as a hospital during the Civil War in Alexandria, Virginia.