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Firefighting History Walking Tours

Saturday, April 12, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Firehouse Engine HandsExplore Alexandria’s firefighting history on the “Blazing a Trail:  Alexandria’s Firefighting History” tour.  Participants learn about volunteer firefighting in early Alexandria, three major fires, and the five volunteer fire companies.  The tour begins at the historic Friendship Firehouse, goes east on Prince Street, and returns to Friendship via King Street. 

For age 10 and older.  $6 for adults, $4 ages 10-17.  Reservations are required, as space is limited.  Telephone 703.746.4994, or see the museum website.