Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour

Alexandria's Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour is a one-hour, six-block walking tour. School, scout, and homeschool groups will follow an 18th century costumed guide by lantern light through the historic streets of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. On a guided tour, students and scouts will hear ghost narratives, legends, unsolved mysteries, folklore, and stories of ghosts in search of vengeance. The tour ends in a Colonial church cemetery! Spooky, fun and educational, it is a great living history experience and place for class trips and scout trips. Groups of 15 or more can request a private Ghost & Graveyard Tour. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 201 King Street, #302, Alexandria , VA 22314. City of Alexandria. Tel: 703-519-1749. Website: www.alexcolonialtours.com. Hrs: 10AM-10PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 4th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue