Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
| Sep 20, 2014|| Sat|| 10:00 AM||Java Jolt: Frederick Douglass & Alexandria|
Jay Roberts will discuss the little known visit Frederick Douglass made to Alexandria on September 24, 1894. Just five months before his death, Douglass - orator, statesmen, influential publisher, social reformer, and champion of civil rights – came to Alexandria. The occasion that brought “the Lion of Anacostia” to Virginia soil was the 31st anniversary ...