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Alexandria's Christ Church

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Address: 118 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3023
Phone Number: +1 703-549-1450
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Washington and Lee

This is a church--built in 1767--that the founding families worshiped in. At the front there are two stones on either side of the alter. One is engraved Washington for George... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Again, if you want to feel your more in an old town atmosphere, head 2 1/2 hours south to Colonial Williamsburg. This is a nice place to stroll through if you're in the area, but as with nearly all else in Old Town, just not work going out of your way to see/experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a church--built in 1767--that the founding families worshiped in. At the front there are two stones on either side of the alter. One is engraved Washington for George Washington and the other is Lee for Robert E Lee's family. It makes you think about how hard it must have been for Robert E Lee to side with the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you're walking Old Town, this place is a "must." We arrived well after 3 P.M., and the building was closing at 4 P.M. The docent was very gracious and agreed to give us, and another family, a last presentation. She was great! After a short walk around the interior, she sat us down in George Washington's pew and talked... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This church is gorgeous and it's full of history. We so enjoyed seeing it and sitting down with the wonderful volunteer who gave us the history of the church. She's incredible and I recommend taking the time to have a seat with her in George Washington's pew while you learn about this beautiful church.

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Coram, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is an old church that George Washington used to attend. They have a guide that goes into great detail on the history of the church. Would recommend to stop in.

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The lady giving a brief tour was very informative. See where George Washington And Robert E. Lee sat in church.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It is a very nice church knowing that every American President with the exception of John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, have been inside this church. The downside was that there was no tour guide to show every thing.

1 Thank JohnBCowgill
Alamo Heights, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Enjoyed services in this historic Church -- one that honors Virginians George Washington and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Lovely building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This church came alive through Tony's wonderful narrative. Robert E Lee christened here and George Washington worshipped here! It is such a beautiful, calm, serene space. Painted white, with old crystal chandeliers, I loved it. A must visit in Alexandria.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

While walking around Alexandria to see the sites on an Alexandria Walking tour we found online, we decided to check out this historical church. When we approached we were please to see a sign to come in for a tour or just for a rest. It was nice going inside and the docent was very welcoming, pleasant and informative, one... More 

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