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Horrifying Halloween Ghost Tour of Old Town, Alexandria, Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 pm!
Horrifying Halloween Ghost Tour of Old Town, Alexandria, Sunday, October 28, 4 pm! Old Town Alexandria, filled with scores of centuries-old houses and the scene of war, murders, and fatal accidents, is one of the most haunted places in America. Take a horrifying stroll from an 18th century graveyard to a burial ground on Washington Street to visit the city’s many terrifying real-world sites of the supernatural! When: Sunday, October 28, 4 pm About 2 hours. Where: Meet at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 323 South Fairfax (near Wolfe St). Plenty of free parking nearby. Nearest metro is King St.: can take a free trolley from there. Fee: $15. Length: About 2 hours in length. Plenty of excellent restaurants in the area for afterwards. You must RSVP to attend, to: https://www.meetup.com/Lafayette-Sq-Tours-of-Scandal-Assassination-Spies-Meetup/ Questions? Contact: [masked]. Your host is an ex-Tonight Show writer, & former White House speechwriter. Our scary itinerary will select from: • The unsolved antebellum murder, and the murdered man’s actual mysterious ghost! • The headless sailor of King Street • A shocking mortuary from olden days • Confederate graves • The unknown tomb of the Unknown Soldier • Apparitions along the Underground Railroad • The untimely death of the Mysterious Woman • The loud ghost of the Black Cat • The mysteriously appearing house • The mysteriously disappearing spy • The strange plan to revive George Washington from the dead! • A real-life pirate • The tragic bride who was killed on her wedding day • Ghosts from a doomed Navy voyage • An ancient gallows • The warring ghosts of the War Between the States • High spirits: Old Town's hard-drinking Irish of yore And more! We’re published!: https://www.amazon.com/Patriots-America-Things-American-Should/dp/1596525495 We’re on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteSquareTourOfScandalAssassinationIntrigue/?hc_ref=ARRPb7yjgFmiCrTMAck0buw738TkS9JO1FRG80zbLtlQWcBsK30egP27Ar55PHOn2j4&fref=nf We’re on TripAdvisor!: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g28970-d12791843-Reviews-Lafayette_Square_Tour_of_Scandal_Assassination_Intrigue-Washington_DC_District_of.html You must RSVP to attend: https://www.meetup.com/Lafayette-Sq-Tours-of-Scandal-Assassination-Spies-Meetup/

Old Presbyterian Meeting House

323 South Fairfax Street · Alexandria

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Our tours take place in Washington, D.C.--Lafayette Square, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, et al.--Alexandria, Virginia, and other historic sites such as Civil War battlefields in Antietam, Maryland. The tours last about 2 hours, and typically cost $15 per person.

Washington, D.C. and nearby towns like Alexandria, Virginia drip with history and political intrigue--from colonial times to the present day. This is a group aimed at those eager to explore the often-violent and scandalous past of the nation's capital and its surroundings--its wars, espionage rings, assassination attempts, mayhem and misbehaviors, as well as more uplifting events--against its backdrop of architectural splendor and breathtaking vistas.

Detailed itineraries!:

Lafayette Square--White House, Andrew Jackson statue, Stephen Decatur House, slave annex, Dolley Madison House, St. John's Church, Frederick Douglass bank, Lafayette statue, Blair-Lee House, Renwick Gallery, Treasury Dept., Eisenhower Executive Office Building...Learn about: The assassination attempt on a President-one block from the White House!…The war-hero congressman who murdered his wife’s lover…The tragic suicide of the wife of America’s most esteemed author…The brutal stabbing of a Secretary of State…The ruthless spy who lost the U.S. Army a major battle…The scandal that caused the entire presidential Cabinet to resign!..And much more! And it all happened in Lafayette Square, across from the White House in Washington, D.C.

This tour starts and ends at the Andrew Jackson statue.

Old Town Alexandria, Virginia--the Torpedo Factory, the John Carlisle mansion, the Stabler-Ledbetter pharmacy museum, Lawrence Washington's House, George Washington's town house, Founder's Park, the City Hall, the John Wise tavern, Gadsby's Museum and restaurant, Christ Church, Robert E. Lee's boyhood home, the Lee-Fendall House, the old cotton mill, the Presbyterian Meeting House.

This tour typically starts at the Torpedo Factory and ends at Christ Church.

Capitol Hill--the Supreme Court, the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Library of Congress, the 9/11 memorial, the Anne Frank memorial, the Peace Memorial, the President Garfield statue, the Inauguration steps, the Ulysses S. Grant memorial, the Frederick Law Olmstead grotto, the Sullivan Brothers memorial, the hidden cornerstone of the Capitol.

This tour starts at the Supreme Court Building and ends at the Ulysses S. Grant memorial.

What We Do--"Walking history seminars": walking group tours of the most historic venues in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Virginia, and other towns.

Where We Go--We tour historic, atmospheric neighborhoods and sites such as Lafayette Square, the Capitol Building grounds, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria, the Navy Yard area, and the Antietam Civil War battlefield.

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