Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|Oct 13, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Portside History|
Join the Office of Historic Alexandria for hands-on and interactive history activities related to Alexandria’s rich waterfront history.
|Oct 13, 2018||Sat||11:00 AM||Civil War Firefighting Walking Tour|
The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour explores firefighting during the occupation.
|Oct 13, 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 13, 2018||Sat||1:00 PM||Godspeed Visits Alexandria Waterfront|
The Godspeed, a re-creation of one of the three ships that brought America's first permanent English colonists to Virginia in 1607, will dock in Alexandria October 12-14. Visitors will be able to tour the ship for free and enjoy dockside exhibits about Alexandria's history.