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A Birthday Parade in Alexandria

By Linda Tancs

It’s parade day in Alexandria, Virginia, the hometown of first U.S. President George Washington.  The largest parade in the United States celebrating Washington’s birthday, the festivities kick off at 1:00 p.m. in Old Town.  Thereafter, take advantage of free admission at historical sites such as the Old Presbyterian Meeting House, the Lyceum, Carlyle House and Christ Church. 

Alexandria, Virginia and Nearby Mount Vernon

By Linda Tancs

In this week’s edition of the podcast Travelrific Travel Show, the topic is Alexandria, Virginia and nearby Mount Vernon.  Experience the life and times of George Washington at his sprawling riverview estate, just miles from Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  Tune in at

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