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The Lee-Fendall House, located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, is a showcase of American history. Since its construction in 1785, the house has served as home to thirty-seven members of the Lee family, hundreds of convalescing Union soldiers...more
A bit of a walk from King Street, however, the prensce of 18th century houses and all types of architecture may it seem shorter. We were met by a very accommodating tour guide tht was in the middle of a tour and let us join...More
This house is a great illustration of the wealth and influence of the early, wealthy, settlers and their role in shaping the country of today. The different powerful families occupying the house were very influential in politics and trade and have many illustrious characters in...More
We went to the house while we were waiting for our hotel room to get ready. We lucked out that they had tours that day. From the info I found, tours are only offered Saturdays and Sundays and if there aren't any special events going...More
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CCBFStrasburg_VA, General Manager at Lee-Fendall House, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017
We're glad that you enjoyed your visit of the Lee-Fendall House and recommend it to others!
Our hours of operation are Wednesday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm. Guided tours are offered on the hour. Advance tickets are only...More
I was quite amazed at the preservation of a house that is as old as our Constitution. For $5 you get a 30-35 minute tour and history of the home and the Lee family. It is a short walk from the metro and downtown. The...More
I wanted to tour this place. After visiting Christ Church, I walked to the home only to find a sign saying " Closed for Easter Egg Hunt" . I then walked for about 10-15 minutes to Old Town.More
Lee-Fendall, Manager at Lee-Fendall House, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017
We are sorry you were not able to tour the house during your visit. Our annual Easter Egg Hunt requires the help of all our staff and volunteers which means we are not able to give regular tours during that event. We encourage visitors to...More
The Lee-Fendall House is located several blocks north of downtown Alexandria, and is a worthy and well-kept secret destination for Civil War fans. General Lee grew up here in grand style. The house and grounds are large, nicely maintained and give a glimpse of what...More
I wish I had had the same experience as so many others who have left reviews for this attraction, but, due entirely to the tour guide, I came away incredibly disappointed. From the moment he opened the door and barked at us "Five dollars each,"...More
Came for a wedding reception, and it was great! Very nice, old historical building, great garden and yard area. Well located with parking and easy setup. Had a large tent and full meal service. Lots of trees and great weather! Plenty of room for lots...More