Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour

Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour

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$15

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Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden

614 Oronoco Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Discover the forgotten stories of teetotalers and bootleggers on this walking tour of Prohibition-era Alexandria!

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Discover the forgotten stories of teetotalers and bootleggers on this walking tour of Prohibition-era Alexandria. Learn about the dramatic campaign to ban alcohol in Virginia which threatened a long tradition of local alcohol production and sale. The tour begins at the Lee-Fendall House, home to the Downham family, who were once one of the city's most prominent liquor dealers.

The tour is limited to 12 participants and lasts approximately an hour and a half. Walking tours take place rain or shine so please wear appropriate shoes and clothing. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $15 per person. Members of Lee-Fendall House are free but must call or email to make a reservation (703) 548-1789 or contact@leefendallhouse.org.

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