Calendar of Events

Historic Alexandria Calendar

Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

Date    TimeEvent
Oct 27, 2012 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria, Walking Tour
When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and the city was included in the Military Department of Washington. It became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. How were volunteer fire companies treated by Federal ...