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George VI Coronation Chairs

Photo courtesy of The Potomack Company

The Potomack Company will offer a lifelong collection of English and American antiques from the historic Virginia home Woodland. Preview begins Saturday. more

Events

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Proceeds will benefit the Nancy Dunning Memorial Garden and the Del Ray Gateway Project more

Home & Garden

Eleanor Breen, acting City Archaeologist, gives tours Saturday of historic finds.

Photo courtesy of City of Alexandria

Thousands stopped by the waterfront townhome development Saturday for a limited viewing of the historic finds. more

News

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Washington Fine Properties

The home, built in 1795, is now the most expensive property on the market in Alexandria. more

Home & Garden

Alexandria waterfront

PHOTO by Chris Militzer

Alexandrians know how good they have it and word is spreading. more

News

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

Alexandria celebrated the first president's 286th birthday Monday with a parade and other events. more

News

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Courtesy of Brian Branton

A historic gem in Old Town is returning to its roots. more

Home & Garden

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Courtesy of the Lee-Fendall House

As owners of historic properties in Old Town know, below-grade structural problems can be difficult and expensive to fix. Now the Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden is raising money to fix the foundation of the historic home. more

News

Fairfax County Home Renovation Program

Photo courtesy of Fairfax County

Handy residents can apply to participate in county program that offers free rent in exchange for renovating a historic home. more

Home & Garden

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Rachel E.H. Photography

The Providence will make her new home port in Old Town Alexandria, with arrival expected in the early summer of 2019. more

Out and About

  • Eleanor Breen, acting City Archaeologist, gives tours Saturday of historic finds.

    Photo courtesy of City of Alexandria

    Eleanor Breen, acting City Archaeologist, gives tours Saturday of historic finds.