The Presidents’ Tour of Old Town Alexandria

Event Date:

October 2, 2023

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Event Location:

City Hall Alexandria

Journey through the streets of Old Town Alexandria to see where The Presidents walked, met, ate, drank, and worshipped! You will see where George Washington was first introduced as Mr. President, see where George Washington celebrated his final birthday party in 1799! Hear about the Presidential Electoral Crisis of 1800 and see where Thomas Jefferson’s Inaugural Party was held in 1801. Hear the story and see the site where President Andrew Jackson was attacked by a would be assassin. See the Church that was protected during the Civil War by President Abraham Lincoln, and where in 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill all sat together and declared a National Day or Prayer for the World, in the midst of the Second World War. These stories and much more await you on your exploration of Old Town Alexandria’s Presidential Past! Presented by Alexandria the Great Tours.

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