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Discovering Alexandria: The Early Years

Title:Discovering Alexandria: The Early Years
Date & Time:Fri Dec 7, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Event Details:The WETA documentary, “Discovering Alexandria: The Early Years,” will be shown on WETA HD and WETA 26 from November 30 until December 7. The film tells the story of the city from the 17th through 19th centuries, tracing colonial settlement, commerce, the city’s notorious slave trade, and Alexandria’s service in wartime, from the French and Indian War to the Civil War and Reconstruction. The documentary showcases local historic sites such as Carlyle House, Gadsby’s Tavern, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary and Christ Church.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Old & Historic Alexandria

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