Street Address
614 Oronoco Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Mailing Address
Alexandria, VA 22314
phone: 703-548-1789
fax: 703-548-0931
e-mail: staff@LeeFendallHouse.org
web: www.leefendallhouse.org
Admissions
Adults - $4 , Students (11 to 17) - $2 , Children (under 11) - free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Ms. Kristin E. Miller, Executive Director

Description

Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden in Alexandria, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.

Mission

To preserve the architectural and historic value of the Lee-Fendall House and gardens, to stimulate the public's knowledge of and appreciation for the history of Virginia and the nation, and to advance the cause of historic preservation.

History

The house was built in 1785 by Philip Fendall on land purchased from his cousin, Revolutionary War hero Henry Lighthorse Lee, father of Robert E. Lee. Generations of the Lee family lived in the house until 1903, except during the years that the Union Army seized the property to use as a hospital.