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Carlyle House Alexandria Virginia
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Stock #: 261699
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Alexandria
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Alexandria (city)
Publisher: Capitol Souvenir Company
Postmark: 1944 Apr-3
PM City: Alexandria
PM State: VA
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Carlyle House was built by John Carlyle in the year 1752. The Congress of Alexandria at the time of the French and Indian Wars met in the Blue Room of the Mansion. It was here that General Braddock decided, against Washington's advice, to make the disastrous expedition to Fort Duquesne