DC Military Tours

  • Alexandria Visitors Center
  • 221 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • PHONE:
  • (703) 407-6663
  • Details
    Experience an inside access tour of 19th century Alexandria. Inspired by the upcoming PBS mini-series Mercy Street, accompany a trained military historian through Civil War era Alexandria and learn the actual history behind the TV show. Get behind the scenes of locations Mercy Street characters lived, worked, and played. Visit an actual Civil War hospital. Discover the inner workings of a Civil War tavern. See where and how medicines were made for wounded soldiers. Reflect within a Union Soldiers’ chapel. Discuss the challenges doctors and nurses experienced in caring for the wounded