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Lee-Fendall House

The Lee-Fendall House

Discover three centuries of Virginia and American history at the Lee-Fendall House Museum. Located in historic Alexandria, the museum interprets the experiences of the people who lived and worked on the property from 1785 to 1969. Explore the stories of everyone who left their mark - politicians and merchants, enslaved and free African Americans, housewives and actresses, liquor dealers and labor leaders.

  • 1.

    The Politician

    The Politician

    Philip Richard Fendall II

  • 2.

    The Merchant

    The Merchant

    Louis Cazenove

  • 3.

    The Free Woman

    The Free Woman

    Malvina Harris

  • 4.

    The Liquor Dealer

    The Liquor Dealer

    Robert Downham

  • 5.

    The New Woman

    The New Woman

    Myra Lee Civalier, Maude Downham, and Mai Greenwell

  • 6.

    The Labor Leader

    The Labor Leader

    John L. Lewis

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