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Photos: A Candlelight Vigil at Contrabands & Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

ALEXANDRIA,VA- What is the price of freedom? For more than 1,700 former enslaved African Americans buried in Alexandria, it meant everything. Over the weekend...

Alexandria’s African American History

Telling the Whole Story By Glenda C. Booth The white brick building at 315 Cameron Street was a thriving oyster house from 1803 to 1824, attracting...

S. Kathleen Pepper and Francine Bromberg Win Brenman Archaeology Awards

The Alexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC) established the Brenman Award in 2007 in honor of the late activist and retired U.S. Army colonel, Ben Brenman,...
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