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Christ Church

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Feel the reverence of history and the weight of time at Christ Church in Old Town Alexandria, where visitors today sit in the same pews where George Washington and Robert E. Lee once worshipped. Commenced in 1767, Christ Church is a living testament to American history, and so is the site's cemetery, which memorializes 34 Confederate prisoners of war who perished in prison camps during the Civil War.

Christ Church measures a mere 60 feet by 50 feet, but despite its small size, the brick landmark looms large over the town and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970. The church consists of the main worshiping space, galleries in the upper level, a tower and the cemetery. Today, there are still regular services and events, as well as a congregation of more than 2,000 members. Tradition has it that every new president visits Christ Church on Washington's birthday.

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2-daagse Grand Tour van Washington DC

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Ga naar de bekendste bezienswaardigheden van Washington DC op deze tweedaagse bus- en tramtour. Bezoek topattracties in DC zoals het bezoekerscentrum van het ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Washington D.C.
  • Duur: Varieert
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 135,00

Dagtrip naar Mount Vernon vanuit Washington DC

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Tijdens deze 4,5 uur durende tour verkent u het fascinerende huis en de woonplaats van George Washington. Mount Vernon, aan de rivier de Potomac in de staat ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Duur: 4 uur 30 minuten
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 56,00