Historic Alexandria Calendar
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| Oct 7, 2014|| Tue|| 6:00 PM||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 do we know?
As part of Virginia Archaeology Month, Paula Whitacre ...