A historical overview of the Old Waterfront.
The Alexandria waterfront before the bluff was cut down. Note wharves under construction and Carlyle House on the top of the embankment. Drawing by Elizabeth Luallen based on research conducted by Alexandria Archaeology staff and volunteers.
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