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.