Step back in time with a guided walking tour through Alexandria’s historic Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex in Virginia. This 82-acre site is brimming with captivating stories that have shaped the city and the nation.
The 90-minute to two-hour tour covers a 2-mile walk through several of the thirteen cemeteries, where over 35,000 individuals rest with their unique tales.
Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
If arriving by car, use Wilkes Street & Hamilton Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. For public transport, take the King Street Trolley to West Street and walk three blocks south to Hamilton and Wilkes Street, where the tour begins.
Discover the final resting places of influential leaders and ordinary citizens who left an extraordinary impact on history. Let the knowledgeable guide bring the past to life as you explore this remarkable site and gain a deeper understanding of Alexandria’s significance in shaping the nation. An educational and enthralling experience awaits history enthusiasts and curious visitors alike.