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GMU Professor to Lecture at the Alexandria History Museum

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Alexandria Historical Society and the Office of Historic Alexandria are pleased to announce a lecture by Dr. Cindy Kierner, professor...

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...

THIS WEEK IN ALEXANDRIA HISTORY: CITY COUNCIL REGULATES SIGNAGE, ...

ALEXANDRIA, VA - On January 29, 1947, just a year after establishing America’s third regulated historic district in what would become known as “Old...

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

ALEXANDRIA, VA - City Manager Mark B. Jinks has appointed Gretchen M. Bulova as Director of the Office of Historic Alexandria (OHA), effective January...

King Street Corridor Gains Momentum Picking Up More Private Sponsors

King Street Corridor Initiative Announces New Funders and Progress in Beautification, Programming and Marketing Alexandria, VA—The King Street Corridor Initiative, a partnership focusing on beautification,...

Do You Know Someone You Think Should be an Alexandria Living...

2019 Living Legends Nominations Now OpenLiving Legends of Alexandria is now accepting nominations through September 30.Maybe you know someone who has made an outstanding...

Overflowing Popularity Leads to Extended Tours of the Freedom House Museum

ALEXANDRIA, VA--Due to the popularity of the Saturday tours in February, the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Northern Virginia Urban League are excited...

Fish: an Alexandria Story

Office of Historic Alexandria City Historian Dan Lee Speaks at the Lyceum, September 27Well before the first European settlers came to Alexandria, fishing was...

Discovering Alexandria: The 20th Century Premieres December 1 on WETA TV...

The conclusion of the documentary trilogy captures the evolution of Alexandria, Virginia from the 1900’s to present-dayA new film produced by WETA, the...
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