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Gadsby"s Tavern Museum

Gretchen Sullivan Sorin

Gadsby"s Tavern Museum

historic furnishing plan

by Gretchen Sullivan Sorin

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Published by City of Alexandria in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Alexandria.
    • Subjects:
    • Gadsby"s Tavern Museum.,
    • Taverns (Inns) -- Virginia -- Alexandria.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 248-257.

      StatementGretchen Sullivan Sorin, Ellen Kirven Donald.
      ContributionsDonald, Ellen Kirven.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.A3 S69 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 257 p. :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL728521M
      LC Control Number97117458
      OCLC/WorldCa6722903

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Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Take a moment to journey back to the 18th-century tavern and hotel where famous historical figures and everyday people dined and slept. Through tours, program, and special events, learn about the history, architecture, decorative arts, social customs, food, and clothing of this changing time in American history.

Using photographs from the collection of Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Special Collections Branch of the Alexandria Library, Bulova unfolds the story of Alexandria's community spirit that preserved the famous Gadsby's Tavern for generations to come.5/5(2).

Gretchen M. Bulova is the director of Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, both part of Alexandria's Office of Historic Alexandria. Using photographs from the collection of Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Special Collections Branch of the Alexandria Library, Bulova unfolds the story of Alexandria's community spirit that preserved the famous Gadsby's Tavern for 5/5(2).

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When you walk thro Gadsby’s Tavern Museum in Alexandria was offering a special where mom’s were free to enter the museum/5(). Discover Alexandria’s five-star hotel of the 18th century.

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