Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
|Oct 14, 2018||Sun||12:00 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.
|Oct 14, 2018||Sun||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 14, 2018||Sun||1:00 PM||The Anniversary of the Female Stranger’s Death |
Learn the story of the Female Stranger during tours on the 202nd anniversary of this local legend’s death.