Preservation of African American Sites
City museums, parks and National Register sites help to preserve Alexandria's African American history.
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The Parker-Gray Historic District, in the northwest quadrant of Old Town, encompasses the historically black Uptown neighborhood. Nine African American historic sites are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including churches, slave trading sites, and homes. City parks and museums also preserve African American sites and history.
- Alexandria African American Heritage Park
- Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial
- The Fort: A Post-Civil War African American Community
African American sites on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Alfred Street Baptist Church
- Beulah Baptist Church
- Bruin's Slave Jail
- Davis Chapel (Roberts Memorial United Methodist Church)
- Franklin and Armfield Office
- Dr. Albert Johnson House
- George Lewis Seaton House
- Moses Hepburn Rowhouses
- Odd Fellows Hall