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Christ Church

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Christ Church Review

George Washington and Robert E. Lee were pewholders in this Episcopal church, which remains in nearly original condition. (Washington paid quite a lot of money for pews 59 and 60.) Built in 1773, it's a fine example of an English Georgian country-style church has a Palladian window, an interior balcony, and an English wrought-brass-and-crystal chandelier. Docents give tours during visiting hours.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 118 N. Washington St., Old Town, Alexandria, VA, 22314 | Map It
  • Phone: 703/549–1450
  • Cost: $5 donation suggested
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. noon–4, Sun. 2–4:30
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  • Subway: King St
  • Location: Alexandria
Updated: 05-23-2014

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