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Free Apothecary Museum Tours 10/10 | News Release | City of Alexandria

Apothecary Open House

Free Tours Saturday, October 10, 2015

In recognition of October’s designation as National Pharmacy Month, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum will host a free open house on Saturday, October 10. Visitors of all ages are welcome to enjoy free tours between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum in Old Town Alexandria is noted for its outstanding collection of medicinal herbs, shop furnishings, and apothecary bottles and equipment. It also has a spectacular collection of archival materials, including journals, letters and diaries, prescription and formula books, ledgers, orders and invoices. The names of famous customers appear in the documents, including Martha Washington, Nelly Custis, and Robert E. Lee.

For more information, please visit The Apothecary Museum located at 105-107 South Fairfax Street in Old Town Alexandria, call 703.746.3852, or visit

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