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Escape the zombies at the Carlyle House Oct. 26. more

Events

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Photo by Chris Militzer

Replica of a 1607 tall ship that traveled from England to Jamestown with 52 aboard is docked in Old Town. more

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Pixabay

Costume parades, pet-friendly events and Alexandria's haunted places are on the calendar throughout October. more

Events

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The re-created historic ship is visiting from Jamestown as part of the Portside in Old Town Festival. more

Events

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Courtesy City of Alexandria

The historic City is "punching above its weight" in tourism. more

News

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Courtesy of Visit Alexandria

The woman who died at Gadsby's Tavern in 1816 remains anonymous. more

Events

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Courtesy of the Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden

The fundraiser netted more than $13,000 that will go toward much-needed repairs to the historic home's foundation. more

Out and About

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City of Alexandria

Alexandria archaeologist leads historic ship excavations. more

Profiles

Lee-Fendall House

Photo by M. Enriquez for Visit Alexandria

A few tickets are left for the event that will support the museum's structural foundation fund. more

Events

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Courtesy of the Tall Ship Providence Foundation

Plans are in the works for Alexandria to welcome its own tall ship, Providence. more

News

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The Twig | 77th Annual Alexandria Historic Homes Tour

Six historic homes open their doors in September. more

Home & Garden

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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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    Adam Auel

  • 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.