Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 7, 2014 Tue 6:00 PMThrough 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 ...