Tales of war and peace..intrigue, betrayal, and heartache...tragedies, comedies...ghosts and graves...all part of the real history of the city, brought to you by a staff of unparalleled researchers, historians, and storytellers...guides whose knowledge, infectious enthusiasm, and dedicated expertise will both educate and entertain you.
We specialize in tours that take you out of the ordinary, to tell you the little-known but revealing stories of our former residents, from beloved President and patriots to the unsung heroes and heroines whose actions built this city, and our country, into what it is today.
The owner of this family-operated business is a native Alexandrian and ninth-generation Virginian who has spent untold hours of research on the historic home town of George Washington and Robert E. Lee.
Join A Real Ghost Hunt!
Footsteps to the Past and Potomac Valley Paranormal investigators are pleased to offer the opportunity to participate in a real ghost hunt. With experienced ghost hunters, you will see and use paranormal investigation equipment. Call to get your name on the waiting list for future hunts.
HISTORICAL HAUNTS: Tour departs the Ramsay House Visitor Center
Oct - Nov: Fri-Sat, 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm; and Sun. 7:00 pm.
Did you know...in the city where many of George Washington's friends sleep...and sometimes stir...there are documented strange occurrences at sites where profound tragedies occurred...real history that will haunt you!!!
This is an original, entertaining walk that even the skeptic will enjoy. Hear about friends of George Washington and the ghoulish medical practices of the 18th Century. Don't forget your camera - you'll be surprised at what might appear in your pictures!!
ALEXANDRIA SPIRITS: Tour departs from northeast corner of King and Alfred Streets (in front of Bittersweet restaurant)
60 min Adults $15
By appointment only for groups of six or more.
A lead paranormal investigator will explain some of the equipment used in a paranormal investigation and accompany you on a walk to documented haunted sites. Bring a camera!