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Hannah James as Emma Green on 'Mercy Street' (2016). The Civil War costumes were designed by Amy Andrews Harrell.

Hannah James as Emma Green on 'Mercy Street' (2016). The Civil War costumes were designed by Amy Andrews Harrell.

Discover the real-life locations in Alexandria that inspired Mercy Street, the hit Civil War medical drama on PBS.

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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The Real Women Who Inspired PBS' Mercy Street - visitALX

In this blog post, we'll explore the true stories of Alexandria women who inspired the PBS series Mercy Street.

Did you know prior to the Civil War, few women were nurses because it was seen as inappropriate? Even during the war, 80% of nurses were men, most of which were convalescent soldiers. ‪#‎MercyStreetPBS‬ debuts on PBS starting in January.

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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 Mini-Series 2016)

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.

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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.

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 were not av...

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…

Mercy Street, PBS' first original drama in over a decade brings historic Alexandria, Virginia, back to life. Creator Lisa Wolfinger shares what inspired her story.

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

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 to Use 'Downton' to Launch New U.S. Drama | PromaxBDA Brief

PBS to Use 'Downton' to Launch New U.S. Drama| Promax Brief

Public broadcaster hopes biggest drama in network history will boost ambitious new series.

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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.

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