Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMFort Tours in honor of Veterans Day
A Union veteran interpreter conducts two 90-minute tours of the fort, reminiscing about army life in the Defenses of Washington.
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 10:00 AMExtended Tour of Apothecary Museum
Purchase tickets for a Saturday morning extended tour and spend twice as long learning about the historic retail shop and laboratory of the old apothecary.
Nov 10, 2018 Sat
Portside History
The Office of Historic Alexandria's Hands-on and interactive history activities related to Alexandria’s rich waterfront history will resume in the spring.
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMLecture-Come Out Fighting by C.R. Gibbs
A free lecture with historian C. R. Gibbs. Cosponsored with Port of Harlem Magazine
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 11:00 AMPortside History: Archaeology Waterfront Tour
Join an expert-led tour to learn of the new discoveries and hidden history of the waterfront.
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 1:00 PMFreedom 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.
Nov 10, 2018 Sat 2:00 PMFort Tours in honor of Veterans Day
A Union veteran interpreter conducts two 90-minute tours of the fort, reminiscing about army life in the Defenses of Washington.

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