Monthly Archives: July 2010

Go Back in Time at Old Town Alexandria’s CARLYLE HOUSE

Go Back in Time at Old Town Alexandria’s CARLYLE HOUSE

Located at 121 N. Fairfax Street (just off King Street, not far from the waterfront, in the heart of Old Town) is one of my favorite historic sites in Old Town Alexandria, CARLYLE HOUSE.  Built by Scottish merchant and later, first Overseer of Alexandria, John Carlyle was a prosperous local businessman married to Sarah Fairfax,… Continue Reading