The Lyceum

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Greek Revival Style

The entire second floor of The Lyceum is a large hall (28' x 58') decorated in the Greek Revival style of the 1840's---dusty rose colored draperies and valences, tall, narrow mullioned windows, high ceiling, a Greek frieze going around the top of the walls,

The Alexandria Lyceum was founded in 1838 by a group with an interest in improving public educational and cultural opportunities throughout the community. In 1839, the group joined with the Alexandria Library to construct a new home for both organizations, the building known today simply as The Lyceum. This historic site has also served as a Civil War hospital ward, a private residence, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Nation’s first Bicentennial Visitor’s Center. Today, as the city’s history museum, the site offers exhibitions, public programs, a museum store, and facility rentals.

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