The Carlyle House

The Carlyle House Alexandria Virginia


Stock #: 610729
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
City: Alexandria
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Alexandria (city)
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Postmark: 1908 Dec-30
PM City: Alexandria
PM State: VA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Carlyle House was erected by Jobs S Carlyle in 1732. In 1755, the details of Braddock's expedition against Fort Duquesne were arranged here by that unfortunate officer and the governors of New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. With the exception of one or two changes which time has rendered necessary, the room is which the conferences took place remains as if then was.

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