Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria

Pillars to Pavers: Preservation in Alexandria


Since the 1960s, the City of Alexandria has seen older buildings and spaces being restored, preserved, and reused in different ways. In honor of National Preservation Month, explore spaces not normally open to the public at Carlyle House, Lee-Fendall House, and two guest sites. This walking tour will explore the streets of Alexandria with stops to highlight how buildings have been preserved and reused for future generations to enjoy.


Tours begin at the Lee-Fendall House at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM every Saturday in May. This tour includes walking over many city blocks, stairs and access to confined spaces. Walking shoes required, bottled water suggested. Held rain or shine. Tickets are $35 per person. For more information, please call (703)548-1789.