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“Worth the wait” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lee-Fendall House

Lee-Fendall House
614 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
703-548-1789
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Ranked #36 of 38 attractions in Alexandria
Washington DC
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“Worth the wait”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We went here as part of the Historic Alexandria Candlelight tour. Since its construction in 1785 the house has served as home to thirty-seven members of the Lee family (1785–1903), hundreds of convalescing Union soldiers (1863–1865), the prominent Downham family (1903–1937), and powerful labor leader John L. Lewis (1937–1969). The Lee-Fendall House serves not only as an educational historic house museum but also as the setting for weddings and gala social affairs. Do not miss the 2nd floor exhibit - A Thomas Nast Christmas!!

Visited December 2012
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