On January 26, 1937, the Alexandria City Council approved the building of a public library in memory of Kate Waller Barrett, at 717 Queen Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.
The Alexandria Archaeological Commission (AAC) is now accepting nominations for the Bernard “Ben” Brenman Archaeology in Alexandria Award.
On this Flashback Friday, a look back at when President Harry Truman, a devout Presbytarian, delivered the dedicatory address at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Virginia.
In May, the City of Alexandria, Virginia will join cities around the country in celebrating National Historic Preservation Month by hosting events that highlight local historic preservation initiatives.
Vote for this Friendship Firehouse Museum artifact in the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) 2019 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program.
On this Flashback Friday, a look back at the John Marshall House in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, which was once used as a Union Army hospital. What is the site’s history and what does the site look like today?
The Office of Historic Alexandria, Virginia is pleased to announce that this year’s Historic Alexandria Commemorative ornament features the historic Murray-Dick-Fawcett House at 517 Prince Street.
On this Throwback Thursday, here’s an interesting look back the the World War I era ship yards in the Old Town South area of Alexandria, Virginia.
On this Flashback Friday, here is a cool photo of Alexandria’s confederate statue ‘Appomattox’ in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia from circa 1918.
On this Throwback Thursday, Norman Grimm on memories of growing up in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, VA during the Great Depression and raised his own family in the neighborhood.