Freedom's Fight in Alexandria
Why take this tour?
Manumission Tour Company curates guided cultural heritage tours designed to highlight Alexandria’s extensive African American History. Founded by a fourth generation Alexandrian, this company offers weekend guided walking tours.
Entry into Historic Alexandria Museums
Entry/Admission - Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Entry/Admission - Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
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Duration: 1h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Manumission Tour Company curates guided cultural heritage tours designed to highlight Alexandria’s extensive African American History. Owned by a fourth generation Alexandria, this company offers weekend guided walking February thru December. Our signature tour "Freedom’s Fight in Alexandria” is a 90 minute guided walking tour on the streets of Old Town which will give participants insight into Alexandria's pre-civil war history of urban slavery, and highlight runaway slaves, like Oscar Ball, and abolitionists, such as pharmacist Edward Stabler, who fought back against the "Peculiar Institution" of slavery.
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