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Freedom's Fight in Alexandria

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Stop At: Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3226

Discuss the lives and duties of the enslaved that worked at Gadsby's Tavern

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105 S Fairfax St # 107, Alexandria, VA 22314-3301

Discuss the abolitionist work of Edward Stabler

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Alexandria City Hall & Market Square, 301 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3211

Discuss the history of slavery on the Market Square site

Duration: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
717 Queen St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
Strand Street, Strand St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
  • Entry/Admission - Gadsby's Tavern Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mr. John Tracy Chapman is an extremely informative tour guide and a honorable public servant. In a personable style, Councilman Chapman brought history to life at each site we visited. The city of Alexandria’s role in shaping the state as well as the nation was illuminated
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John gave us an amazing 2-Hour tour of historic Alexandria. I learned so much and he answered all of our questions about history. So enjoyable.
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We had a great tour today with John! He has so much local and broader historical knowledge. This was a great way to wrap up our 3 week history journey through Virginia. All that happened with Alexandria’s slaves and freedmen, while Alexandria continues to grow and change all
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Not being terribly familiar with Alexandria or its history, I was intrigued to discover this company’s tour. Manumission’s tour guide John gave a vivid portrait of the city’s history from the perspective of those who were caught up in the slave trade. It was a thought provoking
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The wonderful storytelling delivery of history of the tour made the experience entertaining, even while much of the content is sobering. John interwove stories of black and white Alexandrians, and the history of the city. It left me wanting to learn more about this important
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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