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The Woman in the Iron Coffin, PBS Offering Free Screening at...

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Construction workers discovered the body of a 19th century African American woman in an iron coffin in Queens, New York. This...

Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists, is an exhibition at the Alexandria Black History Museum open from Saturday, April 20...

Alexandria to Honor Lynching Victims by Claiming National Memorial for Peace...

 Steel pillar monument honors Alexandria victims Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thompson. By James Cullum Alexandria’s past is imperfect, but embracing that fact gives the city its...

Alexandria to Honor Lynching Victims by Claiming National Memorial for Peace...

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Alexandria’s past is imperfect, but embracing that fact gives the city its strength. On Tuesday, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved...

Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities for the Upcoming Weekends

Little Alexandria: Indoor Activities Around Town.  By Erica Barker February is a great month to continue the indoor exploration and check out some local, free activities...

Gretchen M. Bulova Appointed Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria

Gretchen M. Bulova Appointed Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria City Manager Mark B. Jinks appointed Gretchen M. Bulova as Director of the Office...

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

ALEXANDRIA, VA - From February 2 to March 16, 2019, the Alexandria Black History Museum will exhibit beautifully dramatic color photographs and narratives that...

“Our Alexandria” Dollhouse Exhibit Extended Through December

The Exhibit “Our Alexandria” Dollhouse Collection is the creation of native Alexandrians Sharon Jones Frazier and Linwood Smith. This exhibit captures some of the...

Story Time for Little Historians

Every first Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. the Alexandria Black History Museum will host a children’s story time in the Watson Reading...

Alexandria African American Historic Buildings in Miniature

On Exhibit Now at Alexandria Black History Museum Through September The Parker-Gray community was historically an African-American neighborhood in Alexandria and many of its original...