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Historic Alexandria home hosting Victorian-styled candlelight tours next month

Holiday tours at the Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden (image via Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden/Facebook)

Candlelight is one of the best ways of exploring a historic home, and staff at the Lee-Fendall House (614 Oronoco Street) are offering unique candlelight tours next month of the home’s Victorian-style holiday decorations.

On Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16, tours led by candlelight will explore Victorian-era decorations in the home.

“Celebrate the holiday season with an evening candlelight tour at the Lee-Fendall House,” a listing in the newsletter This Week in Historic Alexandria said. “As you enjoy the museum decorated in Victorian splendor, you will learn how many of our modern celebrations of the season got their start during the Victorian era.”

The tours are offered every half hour starting at 7 p.m. Advance registration is required and tickets are $10 for adults or $5 for children.

Photo via Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden/Facebook

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