Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
| Jan 25, 2014|| Sat|| 10:00 AM||"Through the Eyes (and Pen) of Julia Wilbur"|
Java Jolt Lecture: “Through the Eyes (and Pen) of Julia Wilbur.” In October 1862, an abolitionist named Julia Wilbur traveled south from Rochester, NY, to Alexandria. She spent most of the next 3 years here, witnessing many of the pivotal moments of the Civil War.
How did a single woman manage to get here? What did she do once she arrived? And how ...
| Jan 25, 2014|| Sat|| 10:30 AM||Preparing for a Ball |
Girl Scout troops - Learn all about 18th century dancing.
| Jan 25, 2014|| Sat|| 8:00 PM||Civil War Ball|
Don't miss this opportunity to dance in Alexandria's City Hotel, famous for quartering Unionist Governor Francis Pierpont and as a tourist attraction for soldiers because of its connection with George Washington!