Historic Alexandria Calendar
Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria
| Oct 19, 2013|| Sat|| 8:00 AM||Friends of Fort Ward Bus Tour|
Friends of Fort Ward bus tour on "The John Wilkes Booth Escape Route," Pre-registration required. Tour guide David Heiby will trace the movements of Booth's escape from Ford's Theatre following his assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. The tour will visit sites in D.C. and southern Maryland, such as Mary Surratt's Boarding House, ...
| Oct 19, 2013|| Sat|| 10:00 AM||Creating 3D Avatars of Archaeological Objects|
Lecture and Demonstration with Dr. Bernard Means
“Fire Up the Lasers! Creating 3D Avatars of Archaeological Objects”
Dr. Means will discuss the efforts of the Virtual Curation Laboratory to digitally preserve the past, will share 3D digital models and plastic replicas generated by the models, and demonstrate the 3D scanning process using artifacts ...