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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...

Alexandria’s Juneteenth Celebrations

ALEXANDRIA, VA--Join the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL) for two Juneteenth events.Juneteenth is an African American cultural celebration...

The Exoneration of Alfred Dewayne Brown

Alfred Dewayne Brown spent ten years on death row in Texas for a crime he did not commit. He was released in June 2015,...

Eventz Dec 2017

December 9Civil War Christmas in Camp Open House12:00 pmFort Ward Museum4301 W. Braddock Rd.Get in the holiday spirit and learn how Christmas was...

Living Legends – Ethel Underwood By Jane Hess Collins

“Hang in there.” That, Living Legend and World War II veteran Colonel Ethel S. Underwood said with a laugh, is the advice she would...