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Join us for a tour with of Old Town Alexandria, focused on the Alexandria Underground Railroad. Locally owned Manumission Tour Company will lead us to historic sites in our neighborhood, while sharing stories of the formerly enslaved in Alexandria escaping to freedom aboard the Underground Railroad. These real life stories are taken from abolitionist William Still’s 1871 book The Underground Railroad. Book your ticket now!
Tour will begin at Tavern Square– 132 N. Royal Street, Alexandria, VA.
Manumission Tour Company was founded in the spring of 2016, by John Taylor Chapman, a fourth generation Alexandrian and member of Alexandria City Council. His company curates guided cultural heritage tours designed to highlight Alexandria’s extensive African American History.
Monday - Wednesday,
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.