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13 Haunted Restaurants You Need to Visit Before (or After) You Die

Remains of the ship were found as work began to build a new hotel in Alexandria, Va.

Postcard VA Penn-Daw Hotel Alexandria Virginia 1942

The Marshall House in Alexandria, VA. It is here that the first casualties of the Civil War were claimed. When the Federal troops invaded Alexandria, this hotel had a huge Confederate flag flying from it. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, a personal friend of President Lincoln, decided to take down this flag that could actually be seen from the White House. When Union Colonel Ellsworth was climbing back down the stairs after removing the flag, he was shot by innkeeper James W. Jackson. Jackson…