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    Date    TimeEvent
    Oct 22, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMSaving An Old Part Of Old Town
    Catherine Miliaras and Stephanie Sample present “Alexandria’s Parker-Gray District: Then and Now” at The Lyceum --- Alexandria’s History Museum, for the Alexandria Historical Society.
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
    When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during ...
    Nov 5, 2014 Wed 6:30 PMLecture: World War One
    World War One: France and The War to End All Wars in Memory and Remembrance,” a lecture by LTC (R) Thomas Christianson, Senior Historian for the Secretary of Defense. Lecture and wine and cheese reception, sponsored by Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 10:00 AMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran's Day
    Tour the historic fort with an interpreter who will portray a Civil War veteran returning to Fort Ward and reminiscing about his army experience in the Defenses of Washington. Tours begin in the Museum at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and last about 90 minutes each.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 2:00 PMSoldier-led Tours in Honor of Veteran's Day
    Tour the historic fort with an interpreter who will portray a Civil War veteran returning to Fort Ward and reminiscing about his army experience in the Defenses of Washington. Tours begin in the Museum at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and last about 90 minutes each.
    Nov 11, 2014 Tue 11:00 AMFree Veterans Day Lecture at Black History Museum
    The Alexandria Black History Museum will host a free lecture on African American involvement in the World War I with historian C.R. Gibbs.
    Dec 13, 2014 Sat 12:00 PMCivil War Christmas in Camp Open House
    Event is based in and around the Museum and historic fort. Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian tree, the Officers’ Hut decorated for the season, crafts for children, and light refreshments. On-going activities from 12-4 p.m., with soldier-guided ...

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