This Terrible Disease

  • Details

    As an operating drug store during the occupation of Alexandria in the Civil War, the Leadbeater family sold medicinal remedies for the various diseases like smallpox and malaria that afflicted the local military and civilian populations. Today, visitors can take a guided tour and experience the historic space where occupied Alexandria came to shop. The exhibit features prescriptions and accounts of remedies sold to the Union Commissary Department, the contraband population, and civilian residents during the war.

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Dec 31, 2017
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-3852
  • Price:
  • $5 adults; $3 ages 5-12
  • Details

    As an operating drug store during the occupation of Alexandria in the Civil War, the Leadbeater family sold medicinal remedies for the various diseases like smallpox and malaria that afflicted the local military and civilian populations. Today, visitors can take a guided tour and experience the historic space where occupied Alexandria came to shop. The exhibit features prescriptions and accounts of remedies sold to the Union Commissary Department, the contraband population, and civilian residents during the war.

This Terrible Disease
  • January 13, 2017 to December 31, 2017
  • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
  • $5 adults; $3 ages 5-12
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday