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
60 min Adult couples $15; children thru age 14 free
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!!
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When buying your tickets for the ghost tour
please let us know the day you are planning
to take the tour in case the tour is already sold
out that night or cancelled due to bad weather conditions etc
Footsteps to the Past
Alexandria Spirits Tour
Are you one of many who doubt
ghosts exist or one who is a "not
quite sure" believer? Or, maybe
you are a believer but want more
information about the "Spirit
World" If so, this tour is for you.
A paranormal investigator will
spend 90-minutes discussing the
possible scientific explanation for ghosts
and accompany you on a 10-block
walk during which you will hear
about the unusual activity at
sites along the way.
Tour offered on Fri. & Sat., 7:30 pm;
begins at corner of N. Alfred and
ADULTS ONLY - Reservations
For more information/reservations,
please phone 703-683-3451.