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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS
PART ONE: PROLOGUE  
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE SEAPORT OF ALEXANDRIA

PART TWO  
THE PRESENCE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1749-1799  
Chapter  
1:  William Ramsay: Romulus of Alexandria 
2:  John Carlyle and His House 
3:  The Married Houses 
4:  The Fairfaxes of Belvoir and Alexandria 
5:  The George William Fairfax House 
6:  John Gadsby and His Famous Tavern 
7:  The Michael Swope House 
8:  Dr. William Brown and His Dwelling 
9:  The Peruke Shop 
10:  Historic Christ Church 
11:  The Presbyterian Meetinghouse 
12:  Presenting The Sun Fire Company 
13:  Captain John Harper and His Houses 
14:  Dr. Elisha C. Dick and the Fawcett House 
15:  The Benjamin Dulany House 
16:  Dr. James Craik and His Dwelling 
17:  Alexandria's Old Apothecary Shop 
18:  Spring Gardens 
19:  William Fitzhugh and Robert E. Lee 
20:  George Washington's Tenements 
21:  The Georgian Cottage 
22:  The Vowell-Snowden House 
23:  The Edmund Jennings Lee House 
EPILOGUE: Washington in Glory — America in Tears 

PART THREE  
FIVE SKETCHES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  
24:  The Yeaton-Fairfax House 
24:  The Lafayette-Lawrason-Cazenove House 
26:  Enter the Quaker Pedagogue: Benjamin Hallowell 
27:  The Alexandria Lyceum 
28:  The Sea Captain's Daughter and Her House 
Acknowledgments 
Chapter References 
Bibliography 
Index

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