Built in 1753 by Scottish merchant John Carlyle for his wife, Carlyle House is one of the grandest in Alexandria. It...
moreBuilt in 1753 by Scottish merchant John Carlyle for his wife, Carlyle House is one of the grandest in Alexandria. It found its place in history in 1755 when General Braddock set up his headquarters in the mansion to plan strategy during the French and Indian War. Guided daily tours, school programs, exhibits, lectures and special events educate visitors on the history of the Carlyle mansion and the prominent family's life. This lovely home can be rented in the evenings for private parties and weddings. less
We enjoyed the tour of the house and learning about its interesting history. It is open for tours now, even though all the museums in town are still closed re: covid.more
We arrived for the 10am tour. Tours are limited to 5 people and masks are required for Covid precautions. It was interesting to learn this historic home was hidden from sight for so long before being...more