On Saturday, April 17, visitors are welcome to participate in a tour of beautiful gardens and exteriors in Old Town as part of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week. The self-guided tour, envisioned as “A Springtime Stroll: Doorways of Our Past and Future,” will feature historic sites and more than a dozen homes.
Four historical properties will be highlighted: the Lee-Fendall House garden, the Ramsay
House garden, the Athenaeum garden and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Along the route, sites will be decorated with wreaths, window boxes, and planters created by members of the event’s sponsors: Garden Club of Alexandria and Hunting Creek Garden Club.
The tour will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, off.ering exterior views only. Tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/historic-garden-week-old-town-alexandria-tour-tickets-146439800385. Cost is $25 each for morning (10 a.m.) or afternoon (1 p.m.) entry.