Sights & Attractions in Northern Virginia

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Name Category Location
 
Appomattox Confederate Statue
In 1861, when Alexandria was occupied by Union forces, the 800...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Alexandria
 
Arlington House
It was in Arlington that the two most famous names in Virginia...
Houses / Mansions Arlington
 
Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee
This childhood home of the commander of the Confederate forces...
Houses / Mansions Alexandria
 
Carlyle House
Alexandria forefather and Scottish merchant John Carlyle built...
Houses / Mansions Alexandria
 
Christ Church
George Washington and Robert E. Lee were pewholders in this Episcopal...
Religious Sites Alexandria
 
Gadsby's Tavern Museum
The two buildings that now make up this museum—a circa-1785 tavern...
Museums / Galleries Alexandria
 
George Washington Masonic Memorial
Because Alexandria, like Washington, D.C., has no really tall...
Memorials / Monuments Alexandria
 
Kennedy graves
A moving part of any visit to Arlington National Cemetery is...
Memorials / Monuments Arlington
 
Lee-Fendall House
At historic Lee Corner at North Washington and Oronoco streets...
Houses / Mansions Alexandria
 
Lyceum
Built in 1839 and one of Alexandria's best examples of Greek...
Museums / Galleries Alexandria
 
Ramsay House
The best place to start a tour of Alexandria's Old Town is at...
Houses / Mansions Alexandria
 
Section 7A
Many distinguished veterans are buried in this area of Arlington...
Cemeteries Arlington
 
Tomb of the Unknowns
Many countries established a memorial to their war dead after...
Memorials / Monuments Arlington
 
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Torpedoes were manufactured here by the U.S. Navy during World...
Arts / Performance Venues Alexandria
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