Marietta is an 1813 Federal-style brick house built by Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duvall (1752-1844). The furnishings of the house reflect his occupancy, but tours also discuss the political activities of his descendants during the Civil War. His grandsons Edmund and Marcus were Southern sympathizers; Edmund joined a local rifle company called the Buena Vista Grays and Marcus was detained in federal prison because he refused to pay his federal taxes as a political protest
Alexandria, Virginia | Established in 1862 as one of the original 14 national cemeteries, this site is the final resting place of thousands of soldiers who gave their lives in service to the United States.
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