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Fort Community Cemetery and Burial Sites Meeting

Title:Fort Community Cemetery and Burial Sites Meeting
Date & Time:Wed Oct 11, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:City staff are holding a community informational meeting about the installation of permanent fencing around the Fort community burial sites and cemeteries located in Fort Ward Park. During the meeting staff will review the scope of work to be performed, including the selected fencing style, and the layout of fencing that will be used to demarcate the Old Grave Yard, the Adams burial plot, the Clark burial site, and the Jackson Cemetery. The Beitzell Fence Company, based in Gainesville, Virginia, was awarded the project. Staff from the Office of Historic Alexandria, including a City archaeologist, will be on-site to monitor the installation work this fall.
Contact Person:Susan Cumbey
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4848
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History, Fort Ward Park, Museums

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