Exploring the locations that inspired Mercy Street in Alexandria, Virginia
Visitors these days come to Virginia's Alexandria to enjoy the historic cobblestone streets, shop among the city's independent boutiques and savor a meal at some of the country's best restaurants. A century and half ago, the scene in Alexandria was much different. May 24, 1861, the day after Virginia seceded, Union troops took control of the city and seized Mansion House Hotel (a luxury hotel owned by wealthy furniture maker James Green) for use as a hospital. A Confederate city controlled…
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Happy National nurses day! In the new PBS drama MERCY STREET, Hannah James plays Emma Green and Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Mary Phinney, two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War. Did...
Mercy Street (TV Series 2016–2017) - IMDb
Created by Lisa Quijano Wolfinger, David Zabel. With McKinley Belcher III, Suzanne Bertish, Norbert Leo Butz, Gary Cole. Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.
Mercy Street | A PBS Original Series
Inspired by real events, Mercy Street takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of a distinctive cast of characters — doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists — realizing the chaotic world of Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia and the Mansion House Hospital in the early years of the Civil War.
Ratings: ‘Mercy Street’ Premiere Draws 3.3 Million Viewers for PBS
The debut of “Mercy Street,” the first PBS original drama in more than 10 years, drew 3.3 million viewers Sunday night, according to Nielsen estimates provided by the pubcaster. Numbers…
The Real-Life Inspiration for PBS' “Mercy Street” | National Trust for Historic Preservation
Premiering Jan. 17, PBS' first original drama in over a decade brings historic Alexandria, Virginia, back to life. Creator Lisa Wolfinger shares what inspired her story.
Visit Mercy Street | PBS American Drama | Visit Alexandria VA
Tour the Real Mercy Street from the PBS American Drama. View Mercy Street up close at the historic sites where the real-life soldiers, doctors and nurses lived out divided loyalties and moral dilemmas during the longest Union occupation of any Confederate city.
PBS series shooting in Richmond wants to be next 'Downton Abbey'
When it all comes together on PBS next year, the filmmakers hope the combination will say success for “Mercy Street,” a Civil War drama being filmed in Richmond and Petersburg.