Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour

  • October 17, 2020
  • Phone:
  • (703) 548-1789
  • to
  • Times:
  • From: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Price:
  • $10
  • Details

    Discover the forgotten stories of teetotalers and bootleggers on this walking tour of Prohibition-era Alexandria. Learn about the dramatic campaign to ban alcohol in Virginia which threatened a long tradition of alcohol production and sale. The tour begins at the Lee-Fendall House, home to the Downham family, one of the city's most prominent liquor dealers prior to Prohibition.

    For your safety and for those around you, face masks are required. The tour is limited to 10 participants and lasts approximately an hour and a half. Walking tours take place rain or shine so please wear appropriate shoes and clothing. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $10 per person

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Prohibition in Alexandria Walking Tour