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Mercy Uncovered: Archaeology in Civil War Alexandria #MercyStreetPBS

August 23
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Mercy Civil War Archaeology
Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Free
Alexandria Archaeology Museum in Alexandria, Virginia

Discover Civil War Alexandria, Virginia through archaeological remains daily at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. See artifacts excavated from the remains of a Civil War hospital and more!

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Learn About the Hotel Industry in Civil War Alexandria #MercyStreetPBS

August 23
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Gadsbys Hotel Civil War
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
$3 - $12
Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Learn the story of the fine hotel industry in Alexandria, Virginia and how it quickly changed after the Civil War began. Daily at Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

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Live’s Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

August 23
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Slavery at Mt Vernon
Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, 22121 United States
Mount Vernon

Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon explores the personal stories of the people enslaved at Mount Vernon while providing insight into George Washington’s evolving opposition to slavery.

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Civil War Tour at Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

August 23
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Stabler Leadbeater Mercy Street
Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, 105 S. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States

Today, visitors can take a guided tour at Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary and experience the historic space where occupied Alexandria, Virginia came to shop during the Civil War era.

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Take the Baseball Boat to See the Washington Nationals

August 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 1, 2017

Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
Potomac Riverboat Company Baseball Boat in Alexandria, Virginia

Instead of driving or taking Metro to a Washington Nationals baseball game in 2017, consider skipping the traffic and the long Metro wait times and ride the Potomac Riverboat Company’s ‘Baseball Boat’ to Southeast Washington D.C.

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It’s Alexandria Summer Restaurant Week 2017!

August 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 27, 2017

Alexandria, Virginia Restaurants, Various (see link)
Alexandria, VA United States
Alexandria, Virginia Summer Restaurant Week 2017

For 10 days, more than 50 restaurants offer terrific lunch and dinner specials during Alexandria, Virginia Summer Restaurant Week, August 18-27, 2017.

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See ‘The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street’ Exhibition at The Lyceum

August 23 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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The Office of Historic Alexandria and Visit Alexandria are pleased to announce a new exhibition, The Costumes of PBS' Mercy Street, on display at The Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum February 17 through September 1, 2017.

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