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Have Mercy! Exploring the locations that inspired Mercy Street in Alexandria, Virginia

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105-107 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
The Stabler-Leadbeater apothecary, dating back to 1792, was a core of Civil War Alexandria. Today the rows of glass bottles tell the story of the elixirs and potions that were the most cutting edge medications of their day. The Green Family...
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121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Originally built as the Bank of Alexandria in the early 1800's, The Mansion House Hotel was James Green's luxury hotel when in 1861 it was seized by Union troops to be used as a hospital. The Civil War drama Mercy Street was based on people and...
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Carlyle House in Alexandria, Va provided real-life inspiration for the PBS drama Mercy Street. The home of James Green along with his wife and daughter Emma; during the Civil War it also served as housing for doctors, surgeons, patients and...
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902 Wythe St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Alexandria's rich African-American history is full of of hope, tragedy,and courage; especially during the Civil War . Thousands of African-Americans escaping the bonds of slavery fled to Union-occupied Alexandria. Freedom and employment awaited...