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Woodlawn and Pope-Leighey House Historic Site.

Exhibit showcases the impact of those worked at Woodlawn and the Pope-Leighey house. more

Events

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Courtesy City of Alexandria

Did you know these historic facts? more

Home & Garden

Ice Cream Social July 24

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

Historic home is the setting for a special evening Tuesday, July 24 in Alexandria. more

Events

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City of Alexandria

Learn about Hamilton and his time at local museums and historic sites. more

Events

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

Birthday cake, fireworks, music and more will fill Oronoco Bay Park on Saturday, July 7. more

Events

Ship excavated at building site in Alexandria.

Photo courtesy of EYA

Community’s first townhomes remain on schedule for fall delivery. more

News

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Sarah Jenkins

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate was added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of endangered historic places. more

News

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Courtesy of Mount Vernon Estate

Dominion Power wants to build a gas compressor across the Potomac River. more

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Washington Fine Properties

The median home price in Alexandria is up about 6 percent from a year ago. more

Home & Garden

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Courtesy of the Pope-Leighey House

The only Wright house open to the public in the DC region will host a birthday celebration. more

Events

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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Pixabay

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

  • Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Come see one of the oldest homes in Alexandria; donations go to the future museum.

  • Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social at Historic Home

    Come see one of the oldest homes in Alexandria; donations go to the future museum.

  • Ice Cream Social July 24

    Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

    Ice Cream Social July 24

    An ice cream social is set for July 24 in Old Town Alexandria at one of the City's oldest homes.

  • 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.