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Gadsby S Tavern

Author : Gretchen M. Bulova
ISBN : 9781467123204
Genre : History
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Gadsby's Tavern was at the center of daily life in late-18th and early-19th-century Alexandria. Operated by John Gadsby from 1796 to 1808, the tavern served both local citizens and travelers on their way to the nation's new capital. Gadsby's was a venue for dancing assemblies, performances, and celebratory dinners. Among its most famous patrons were George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. By the early 20th century, the tavern buildings were in danger of being demolished. Saved from the wrecking ball in 1929 by American Legion Post 24, Gadsby's became the cornerstone of Alexandria's historic preservation movement. In 1972, the American Legion donated the site to the City of Alexandria. Following a full restoration, Gadsby's reopened as part of America's bicentennial celebration. Today, Gadsby's Tavern Museum is a dynamic historic house museum, interpreting history to more than 25,000 visitors a year.

Department Of The Interior And Related Agencies Appropriations For Fiscal Year 1980

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies
ISBN : LOC:00171237580
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Rhodes Tavern Preservation And Restoration

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Subcommittee on Government Operations and Metropolitan Affairs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021062448
Genre : Bars (Drinking establishments)
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Acts Of The General Assembly Of The Commonwealth Of Virginia

Author : Virginia
ISBN : UVA:X004892468
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Washington City And Capital

Author : Federal Writers' Project
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This series presents American communities, their political, economin, industrial, and cultural history, the contemporary scene of the time, as well as points of interest sought out the visitors. This volume's focus on the nation's captital include sections relating to organizations in and outside of the government; notable museums, libraries, churches, galleries, and other historic sites; and culture of Washington, DC leading into the 1930s.

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Gilbert S Visitor S Guide To London

Author : James Gilbert
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Time Machines

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Decatur House And Its Inhabitants

Author : Marie Oge Beale
ISBN : UVA:X000208964
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Walking Tours Of Old Washington And Alexandria

Author : Paul Hogarth
ISBN : UVA:X001057311
Genre : Alexandria (Va.)
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Studies On John Gadsby Chapman

Author : Georgia Stamm Chamberlain
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Americanism Versus Romanism

Author : James L. Chapman
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Artisans And Merchants Of Alexandria Virginia 1780 1820

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ISBN : UOM:39015031791950
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A master directory to the people who peddled their services and wares in early Alexandria compiled from newspapers, property records, city directories, and census records. M0598HB - $32.85

Alexandria U S A Yesterdays Remembered

Author : First and Citizens National Bank of Alexandria
ISBN : UVA:X006078152
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Historic Virginia

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Frommer S Virginia

Author : George McDonald
ISBN : 002860704X
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Spring is the showcase of Frommer's new emphasis on outdoor activities and adventure travel! Head for the beaches and water sports with a brand-new guide to Nova Scotia or hike through the Rockies with first editions of Frommer's Utah and Montana and Wyoming. Updated editions of Alaska and Canada highlight the natural wonders of these areas and help the traveler to experience it all firsthand. All-new guides to Greece and Israel will contain sections on beaches and outdoor activities as well as detailed coverage of the cultural and historical sites. New features and expanded coverage along with the Frommer hallmarks of accuracy, comprehensive coverage, and ease of use promise to provide the best coverage of the most exciting places in the world! Look for: -- Bright new cover look with fabulous photography -- Free full-color foldout maps in the best-selling titles -- Attractive, easy-to-use two-color design -- Easier-to-use, more accurate, and more attractive two-color interior maps -- Four-color maps on the inside covers -- Expanded coverage of the outdoors -- including sites and activities and discoveries off beaten track -- Opinionated "Best of the Destination" sections to open each guide and point readers to the highlights of the area Expanded coverage of Shenandoah National Park and Virginia Beach as well as terrific detail on historic sights and Civil War battlefields round out this updated edition of Virginia. An "Active Vacation Planner" locates the best fishing, golf, hiking, and more. When you're ready to relax, you can turn to sections on the best in B&Bs and authentic Southern cooking.

House Beautiful S Colonial Homes

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The American Legion Magazine

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