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Alexandria Roundup: L’Hermione Edition

For our Alexandria Roundup, with the French tall ship L’Hermione arriving in port early tomorrow morning, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites covering the arrival in Alexandria, Virginia.

Wednesday should be an AWESOME day for the first day of the L’Hermione visit Scattered showers this morning but a nice afternoon, and an even better Wednesday. (Capital Weather Gang)

L’Hermione has departed Yorktown this morning on its way to Alexandria See photos of the departure (Daily Press)

L’Hermione arrival information in Alexandria, Virginia As readers know, this summer, visitors to Alexandria, Virginia, can explore the French tall ship L’Hermione, an exact replica of the ship that brought the Marquis de Lafayette to George Washington with news of full French aid in 1780, helping turn the tide of the American Revolution. (Red Brick Town)

Here’s a glimpse back in time with The Guardian: Learn why we still celebrate Lafayette today! The Hermione, which carried the Marquis de Lafayette to the US colonies, sailed into Yorktown, Virginia, to kick off a series of events along the east coast. (The Guardian)

REMINDER: FREE Lafayette Film @ The Lyceum TONIGHT As part of the City of Alexandria’s celebration of the French Ship, L’Hermione, arriving in port, enjoy a special FREE film screening of the stage performance, LAFAYETTE, Tuesday, June 9 at The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum. No advance tickets are required. (Red Brick Town)

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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