GTMS Virtual Trivia Night Returns!

Thursday, September 9th

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

$20 per hous

This time we'll be asking you about American history, the Presidents, Alexandria, & the achievements of American workers throughout the years in honor of Labor Day.

While questions are targeted toward adults, family teams are welcome. No matter what your age, you are bound to learn something while supporting Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

Already over 60% toward
our $100,000 Goal

Join us in supporting the future of 
Gadsby's Tavern Museum



The links below take you to the extensive series of pictures and a few video clips of the GTMS Best Bib & Tucker Balls that were held over the last few years.  To ensure that we don't miss anyone's favorite memory of the Balls, you will have access to all the pictures our official photographers took that night.  Enjoy!






George Washington Supported Gadsby's Tavern 
in the 18th Century 
& Again in the 21st 
You Can, Too

In the 18th century, George Washington was a frequent patron of Alexandria's City Tavern. His patronage helped Mr. Gadsby build the national reputation of the elegant new establishment. 
Once again, POTUS #1 has helped Gadsby's Tavern, this time in the form of an antique ivory miniature portrait that was auctioned by the Potomack Company in their November  sale to provide funding for the Museum's Endowment Campaign.  A very generous donor gave GTMS a tiny (3''x4") family heirloom to help us maintain the Museum into the next century.  The  early 19th century miniature (blown up to poster size in the picture above) sold for nearly $5,000! Many GTMS members and friends made smaller but much appreciated donations as part of a virtual event celebrating the donation and initiating the Endowment Campaign's fund-raising efforts.
You, too, can assist the Endowment Campaign and join Mr. Washington
with a gift of any size through the 

Docent, Board Member, Benefactor

Kathy Kelly was a docent at Gadsby's Tavern Museum for over 40 years.

She was a Life Member of GTMS and served on the GTMS Executive Board for 12 years, many of those years as Treasurer.

Always an enthusiastic participant in Gadsby events, she has become a significant benefactor.  See more about Kathy and how GTMS is honoring her memory.

The GTMS 2021 Calendar celebrates Old Town Alexandria and Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society’s place in it. Pictures accompanying each month highlight GTMS activities or interesting sites in Old Town and include tidbits of information about each. As a handy enhancement to the calendar, a page inside the back cover offers a Walking Tour of the sites around Old Town. More information

Calendars are now available for $10 at the gift shops of the Gadsby's Tavern Museum and the Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum. 

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how it supports Gadsby's Tavern Museum

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