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HISTORICAL SITES:

  Architectural Drawing by Keith LaCour

 The Simon House, located at the corner of Chester and Jackson Streets, was built in the early
 1900s. It was the home of one of the very wealthy Simon brothers who owned a large
 department store in Alexandria.

         A spectacular feature of the home was a ground-level ballroom that was the size of the
 first and second floors. It was the scene of many lovely dances and parties

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