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Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria provided by DC Military Tours

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria

Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
1h 30m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    1h 30m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Discover the history of the Civil War while walking through the streets of Alexandria, Virginia on this guided, 90-minute walking tour. Enjoy the knowledge of a local historian and guide and with your private group discover the influence of Alexandria during the Civil War.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Take a walk through Civil War-era Alexandria, Virginia, beginning at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street. Visit buildings that were used as hospitals and logistics centers during the Civil War. Learn about Alexandria’s importance during the Civil War and discover the daily struggles in at the time, including the difficulties for doctors and nurses on both the Union and Confederate sides to deliver care to many wounded soldiers. Discuss a forgotten founding father, John Carlyle, at his historic stone mansion and gardens — the Carlyle House. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the US; Gadsby's Tavern, the site of the first two casualties of the Civil War and more.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Take a walk through Civil War-era Alexandria, Virginia, beginning at the Alexandria Visitor Center, located at 221 King Street. Visit buildings that were used as hospitals and logistics centers during the Civil War. Learn about Alexandria’s importance during the Civil War and discover the daily struggles in at the time, including the difficulties for doctors and nurses on both the Union and Confederate sides to deliver care to many wounded soldiers. Discuss a forgotten founding father, John Carlyle, at his historic stone mansion and gardens — the Carlyle House. Visit the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the US; Gadsby's Tavern, the site of the first two casualties of the Civil War and more.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 25828P3
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
1h 30m
Departure details
  • Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House), 221 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA Back Garden
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House), 221 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA Back Garden
Duration
1h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 12 Oct 2021
A note from Private Civil War History Walking Tour of Alexandria
Guide has received the second dose of the Pfizer COIVD-19 vaccination along with the booster.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Alexandria Visitor Center (Ramsay House)
    221 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Back Garden
    See address & details
  • 1
    Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Carlyle House
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Athenaeum
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Gadsby's Tavern Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Alexandria City Hall & Market Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Ellen C
2 contributions
Dec 2021
We scheduled a walking tour in Alexandria for our family of 8 and our dog. It was terrific! Tom knew a ton about the history of the town and made the time to get to know all the family members on the tour. Highly recommend do this tour when you are in the area.
Written 2 January 2022
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David C
1 contribution
May 2019
outstanding personalized tour by a Vet who really knows his history. He includes side stories to make tour entertaining
Written 14 May 2019
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Rosemary M
Waltham, MA6 contributions
Aug 2018
Great guide with so much interesting information. Involved both kids and adults in tour. A definite to book if you're looking for a great civil war tour. Alot of little known civil war information.
Written 20 August 2018
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Wonderful Experience!
We had an all-day tour of the monuments as well as Arlington National Cemetery. My family is relatively new here in
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Excellent
Tom is very knowledgeable on the history and personality of Alexandria. Wonderful day walking around the sites in s
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DC - Custom Tour - Excellent!
Great experience! Tom did a great job telling us the history of each monument during out trip. I took my Vietnam
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Interesting Stories of History
Tom did a wonderful job of adapting the tour to the interests of my 11-year-old son. He filled the day with intere
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Fascinating Tour!
Booked this as a birthday excursion for my husband as he enjoys American history. He loved it and I found out I do
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Great personalized experience
Tomas was great. Really personalized the tour for us. Loved small anecdotes he told about George Washington. He rea
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Wow! Amazing! Incredible! Thank you!!!!
We had 2 private tours with Tom and he did an amazing job. We were incredibly impressed with his knowledge of each
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Iowa loved this tour!
Myself and two children, 19 & 22, had the best all day tour we could have ever imagined. We had no set plan when th
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Fantastic Monuments Tour
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Fantastic tour guide
Tom is wonderful: extremely knowledgeable and also very low-key and flexible. Our two days with him were educationa
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Tom was fantastic!
Just wrapped up a private Arlington cemetery tour with Tom for our family of five kids. We are a family of runners,
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Wonderful tour! Unique, professional, excellent experience!
Tom was a wonderful guide. Insightful, knowledgeable, patient, and personable. We couldn't have asked for a better
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The highlight of our day in Alexandria
Tom, our tour guide, was the best part of our Old Town Alexandria tour and truly brought its history to life. Our v
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