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    Discovery and Archaeology: Freedmen’s Cemetery

    Title:Discovery and Archaeology: Freedmen’s Cemetery
    Date & Time:Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Location:Lloyd House, 220 N. Washington St. (Map This)
    Event Details:Learn the story of one of Virginia’s most significant burial grounds. From 1864 to 1869, the Contrabands and Freedmen’s Cemetery was the burial place for at least 1,800 African Americans seeking their freedom in Alexandria during the Civil War.
    Presented By Steven Shephard, Ph.D. Archaeologist, City of Alexandria.

    Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be a short period for questions and light refreshments afterward.

    This program is part of a series of events on the American Civil War sponsored by the Historic Alexandria Resources Commission, Alexandria American Civil War Sesquicentennial Sub-committee, and the Office of Historic Alexandria.
    Contact Phone No.:703.746.4554
    Fees:Free
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Museums, Old Town, Washington Street, West End


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/7339QR Code

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