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George Washington Masonic National Memorial Tours

George Washington Masonic National Memorial
This 333-foot-tall museum and library atop Shooter’s Hill in Old Town Alexandria was built in honor of George Washington, a devoted Mason; it was dedicated on May 12, 1932, the bicentennial year of the first president’s birth. Its distinctive tower was modeled after the Lighthouse of Alexandria in ancient Egypt.

Construction of the Neoclassical, Greek Revival and Romanesque Revival building was begun in 1920, but slowed by the Great Depression and World War II. The Memorial’s interior wasn’t formally completed until 1970, and with the addition of a large Masonic symbol known as the Square and Compasses to the front lawn, its exterior was finished in 1999.

The Memorial features rotating exhibits of personal artifacts known as “Washingtonia,” and a comprehensive library of books and papers pertaining to both Washington and Masons. Guided tours are given every hour, on the hour, and advanced reservations are only offered for groups of 10 or more. These tours include the Memorial’s tower and observation deck.
Address: 101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria VA, Washington DC 22301, USA
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Half-Day Guided Tour of Christ Church and Mount Vernon

Half-Day Guided Tour of Christ Church and Mount Vernon

We will depart from the indicated location and see many monuments o our way to Alexandria's Christ Church and George Washington's Mount Vernon. We will walk you through the house of George Washington and walk by the out small buildings around the mansion. You visit the tomb of George Washington and Martha Washington and more of the sites in the most famous estate in the United States of America . With our 35 years of Excellence in giving tours in Washington DC Sightseeing Metropolitan area, we will make sure you have a good time and learn many things.
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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