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Secrets of Wilkes Street: A Captivating Cemetery Tour Linked to Lee-Fendall House

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Embark on an extraordinary walking tour through the historic Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex. Immerse yourself in the captivating lives of remarkable individuals laid to rest here who share a profound connection to the historic Lee-Fendall House. This exclusive tour offers a rare opportunity to visit gravesites not typically covered elsewhere, unveiling enthralling tales of duels, cavalry battles, encounters with the Marquis de Lafayette, and many other intriguing narratives.

By participating in this unique tour, you not only immerse yourself in riveting history but also contribute to a meaningful cause. All proceeds from the tour will directly benefit the preservation and maintenance of the cherished Lee-Fendall House.


The Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex
1475-1501 Wilkes St
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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August 17, 2024 Tour to Benefit Lee-Fendall House
Thank you for purchasing your Wilkes Street Cemetery Walking Tour ticket! Ticket Highlights: - Journey through Alexandria's history with tales from over 35,000 resting souls. - Expert guide unveiling hidden stories and the cemetery's significance. Prep Tips: - Wear comfy shoes. - Dress for the weather. - Note: The cemetery has no restrooms, so please plan ahead! Getting Here: - By Car: Wilkes Street & Hamilton Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. - By Public Transport: Take the King Street Trolley to West Street. Then, enjoy a 3-block walk to Hamilton & Wilkes. For detailed instructions on where and when to meet and what to expect during the tour, please visit our website: https://gravestonestories.com/tours/ Join us for a captivating exploration of Alexandria's past!
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