Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Mar 10, 2024 Sun 12:30 PM"How Women Changed the World of Health Care"
In recognition of Women’s History Month, join Jane Plitt, director of the National Center of Women’s Innovations at the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum for her lecture “How Women Changed the World of Health Care But Took Years to Be Recognized.”
Mar 16, 2024 Sat 3:00 PMDorcas Allen Lecture, by Dr. Alison Mann
Learn about Dorcas Allen, a woman living with her husband and four children as a free black woman in Washington D.C. who was enslaved by James Birch, imprisoned in Alexandria, and tried for the murder of her two youngest children. A jury acquitted her by reason of insanity, and, with John Quincy Adams’ assistance, she regained her freedom.
Mar 31, 2024 Sun 1:00 PMAlexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community
Don’t miss your last chance to view the special exhibition “Alexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community,” closing March 31.