Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|Oct 6, 2018||Sat||10:00 AM||Civil War Artillery Day|
Reenactors from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, a unit stationed at Fort Ward during the Civil War, present firing demonstrations.
|Oct 6, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Story Time for Little Historians|
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
|Oct 6, 2018||Sat||1:00 PM||Freedom House Museum open|
See a powerful exhibit in the basement of the building, which was once part of a larger complex used by the slave trading firm Franklin and Armfield. Through first-person accounts of enslaved men and women and details from the business, encounter the harsh reality of the domestic slave trade and Alexandria's role.
|Oct 6, 2018||Sat||1:00 PM||Victorian Apothecary Workshop|
Learn about Victorian apothecaries and herbalism from The Schod Family Apothecary historic interpreters Kent and Melissa Schod and make your own herbal remedy.
|Oct 6, 2018||Sat||1:30 PM||Family Dig Day|
Assist Alexandria Archaeology at a public dig!