Out of the Attic - Archive

“Out of the Attic” has appeared in the Alexandria Times newspaper since 2007. Each week, the column focuses on the story behind an historic image.

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“Out of the Attic” is published each week in the Alexandria Times newspaper. The column began in 2007 as “Marking Time” and explored Alexandria’s history through collection items, historical images and architectural representations. Within the first year, it evolved into “Out of the Attic” and featured historical photographs of Alexandria. 

These articles appear with the permission of the Alexandria Times and were authored by Lance Mallamo, Director, and Amy Bertsch, former Public Information Officer, on behalf of the Office of Historic Alexandria.

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Publication Date Title Street Address Property Name Topics
03/09/2017How a church became a Civil War hospitalWashington St, S, 212Downtown Baptist ChurchCivil War, Union hospitals, church
03/02/2017The racial divide of local Civil War medicineDuke St, 1315L'Ouverture HospitalCivil War, Union hospitals, medicine, African American, U.S. Colored Troops
02/23/2017The little mysteries along Alexandria's streets
 Signs, plaques, downspouts
02/09/2017A temporary bridge across the Potomac  World War II, Long Bridge, Marbury Point, North Old Town
01/26/2017From D.C. jail to Alexandria slave bazaarSt. Asaph St, N 401Alexandria JailSlavery, Anti-Slavery Society, abolition, Alexandria jail
01/19/2017The center of Alexandria's slave trading operationsDuke St, 1315Franklin and Armfield Slave PenSlavery, Anti-Slavery Society, abolition
01/12/2017A key Potomac River slave trading port  Slavery, Anti-Slavery Society, abolition
01/05/2017A 19th century society formed against slavery  Anti-Slavery Society, slavery, abolition
12/15/2016A small slice of automotive historyKing St, 1100Aero ChevroletCar dealership, Camaro Z-28, Hugh Heishman
12/08/2016The city's slow recovery after World War 1
 Great Depression, early 20th century, historic preservation, municipal improvements, 1935 aerial view of King Street
12/01/2016The fight for property rights after the Civil War  Reconstruction, Bird's Eye View, Francis L. Smith, Freedmen's Cemetery, Arlington Cemetery, property rights
11/24/2016The long road back to prosperityWashington St Parade, Tercentennial, 150th anniversary
11/17/2016World War II and redevelopment in the westBraddock Rd and King StBradlee Shopping CenterMenokin, Morven, Torthorwald, Shirley Highway, Fairlington, Aerial photo
11/10/2016A view of Alexandria's crossroadsBraddock Rd and King St Bradlee Shopping CenterAerial photo, King Street, Braddock Road, Quaker Lane, Seminary Road, Annexation, Fairlington, Menokin, Cassius Lee, Episcopal High School, Rosenwald school, Oakland Baptist Church, Minnie Howard School, T.C. Williams High School, Bradlee Shopping Center
11/3/2016The Civil War's beginnings in AlexandriaCallahan Dr, 101 Fort ElseworthCivil War, Shuter's Hill, Andrew Russell, Col. Elmer Ellsworth, Zoaves, Defenses of Washington, H.G. Wright
10/27/2016The Port City takes its moniker as downtown takes shape  1748 map, tobacco warehouse, Ralph's Gut, Rolling Road
10/20/2016A growing city's growing water supplySt. Asaph St, N, 107Alexandria Water CompanyPublic health, water supply
10/13/2016Alexandria's favorite son takes the oath of officeWashington S, N, 118Christ ChurchGeorge Washington, inauguration, Friendship Fire Company
10/06/2016Another 19th century city panorama  Map, panorama, Palmatary, Lee Corner, Mount Vernon Cotton Mill, Lee-Fendall House
09/29/2016A Civil War landmark destroyed by fire


King St and S Pitt

Marshall House HotelCivil War, Ellsworth, Jackson, fire
09/22/2016Multimodal transportation in 20th century Alexandria  Transportation, George Washington Memorial Parkway, car barn, railroad
09/15/2016City growth brings need for city eductaionMount Vernon AvenueMount Vernon School 

Del Ray, St. Elmo, Mt. Vernon School, elementary school, education


09/08/2016The expansion west and its impact on street names  Street names
09/01/2016What's in a street name?  Street names
08/25/2016Getting streets ahead on city planning 
1748 plat map, street names
08/11/2016From military barracks to an unsanitary military hospitalDuke St, West of Hooff's RunSlough BarracksCivil War, Camp Slough, Slough Barracks, Union hospital, Slough General Hospital
08/04/2016A fine home with a long historyDuke St, 601Dulaney HouseResidence, architecture, Benjamin Dulaney
07/28/2016The history of Alexandria's own beef industryKing St and Diagonal RdHooff's MeadowCattle drives, butchers, Lawrence Hooff, Baggett's stadium 
07/21/2016A tavern and bath house ahead of its timeCameron St, 405 Tavern, bath house, Thomas Shields, Frederick Shuck
07/14/2016A gem of a house on Prince StreetPrince St, 517Fawcett-Murray-Dick HouseResidential
2016/07/07When Alexandria had a jockey clubFranklin St, 814Jockey clubSports, horse racing, race track, Gadsby's Tavern, John Carlyle, Elisha Cullen Dick, George Washington
2016/06/30A multipurpose City Hall for an evolving cityKing St, 301City HallAdolf Cluss, Architect
2016/06/23

The city almshouse that became a baseball field

Monroe AveSimpson FieldMaskell C. Ewing map, Almshouse, Simpson Field 
2016/06/16The south of the city starts to grow   Maskell C. Ewing map
2016/06/09

All roads lead to, and around, Alexandria

  Maskell C. Ewing map, roads, transportation 
2016/06/02The “Red Architect” and his role shaping City Hall
King St, 301 City Hall Adolf Cluss, Architect
2016/05/26Alexandria struggles as part of the nation’s capital 
  Maskell C. Ewing map, Alexandria Canal, Retrocession
2016/05/19A photographic documentation of Jones Point’s evolution
 Jones Point, Virginia ShipyardVirginia Shipbuilding Company, waterfront, George William Harris, Martha Ewing, Photography, Gunston Hall, Betsy Bell
2016/05/12 A local photographer who started young Jones Point, Virginia ShipyardVirginia Shipyard, waterfront, George William Harris, Photography 
2016/05/05A World War 1 era photographic documentation of the city
 Jones Point, Virginia ShipyardVirginia Shipyard, waterfront, Andrew J. Russell, Francis Benjamin Johnston, Harris and Ewing, Photography
2016/04/28Gone from the city, but not forgotten
  James O'Leary, waterfront
2016/04/21A notable waterfront family has an impact on the Port City  James O'Leary, waterfront, The Chicago, The Reliant
2016/04/14Old habits die hard in post-Civil War AlexandriaRoyal St, S, 404George Seaton HouseCivil War, Reconstruction, African American, Contrabands, George Seaton
2016/04/07The effects of emancipation in Alexandria  Civil War, Reconstruction, voting, African American
2016/03/31The struggle begins for post-Civil War freedoms  Civil War, Reconstruction, African American
2016/03/24Civil War heralded a shift in Alexandria's societal normsKing St, 400 block Civil War, Reconstruction, African American
2016/03/17A post-Civil War population explosion  Reconstruction, Civil War, Contrabands, Freedmen's Bureau, African American
2016/03/10Alexandrians struggled before and after the warUnion St, S Reconstruction, Civil War, waterfront warehouses
2016/03/03

Some of those who helped rebuild the city's economy 

 Portner's Brewery, Warfield's Drugstore 
Robert Portner, Edgar Warfield, Reconstruction, Civil War
2016/02/24The economic recovery from Civil War begins  Civil War, Reconstruction, Gen. John Schofield
2016/02/17An occupied city and the misfortunes of warFairfax St, 121 NMansion House HospitalCivil War, Occupation, James Green
2016/02/11From Del Ray to Monterey Pop  The Mamas and the Papas
2016/02/04 

Two Port City musicians with flowers in their hair

  The Mamas and the Papas, Scott McKenzie, Philip Blondheim 
2016/01/28At GW High School, some California dreamin’
Commonwealth Ave, 1520 Mama Cass, The Mamas and the Papas, George Washington High School
2016/01/21From grand old homestead to local bankDuke St, 700 Jonathan Janney
2016/01/14Before the Doors, and possibly after Mt Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High SchoolJim Morrison, The Doors
2016/01/07Jim Morrison and the Alexandria ArenaSt Asaph St, 801 NAlexandria ArenaRoller Rink, Jim Morrison, The Doors
2015/12/24King Street at Christmas TimeKing St Christmas
2015/12/17A look to the north of Civil War Alexandria  Charles Magnus, Bird's Eye View, Civil War
2015/12/10A commemoration of the 1855 fireKing St, 100 blockDowell China ShopFire, Friendship Firehouse
2015/12/03The fight for property rights after the Civil War  Charles Magnus, Bird's Eye View, Francis L. Smith, Freedmen's Cemetery, Arlington Cemetery, Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington House
2015/11/26A blessing and a meal with a future pope  Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II, Gadsby's Tavern Restaurant, Parkfairfax
2015/11/19The firehouse steeple brought down by weather
Alfred St, S, 107Friendship FirehouseCharles Magnus, Bird's Eye View, architect Robert Mills
2015/11/12The German descent upon AlexandriaKing St
 Charles Magnus, Bird's Eye View, Civil War, German immigration
2015/11/05A Civil War print of the Union-occupied city Market Square Marshall House, Civil War, Charles Magnus, Bird's Eye View
2015/10/29Alexandria’s Evolution as Seen by an Illustrator
  Charles Magnus, Bird's Eye View, Civil War
2015/10/22A hotel important in peace and warFairfax St, N, 121Carlyle HouseFounding of Alexandria, French and Indian War, Civil War 
2015/10/15The Civil War's beginnings in AlexandriaCallahan Dr, 101Shuter's HillFort Ellsworth, Civil War
2015/10/08The desire for streetcars in Alexandria
Del RayDel Ray, street car, transportation
2015/10/01Del Ray's love of cookie-cutter homesDeWitt Ave, 2707 Emmanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist ChurchDel Ray, Churches 
2015/09/24The growth of education in Del RayMount Vernon AveMount Vernon SchoolDel Ray, George Washington High School, education
2015/09/17City growth brings a need for city educationMount Vernon AveMount Vernon SchoolDel Ray, St. Elmo, education
2015/09/10New roadways to a new capitol cityMount Vernon AveDel RaySt. Elmo, street car suburb
2015/09/03The West End finally joins Alexandria
Duke St West EndWest End neighborhood, annexation
2015/08/27The wild West EndDuke StWest EndWest End neighborhood
2015/08/20The road to Alexandria's commercial successCommerce StTing Moi Laundry BuildingBusiness
2015/08/13From miltary barracks to an unsanitary military hospitalCallahan Dr, 101Shuter's HillSlough Barracks, Civil War hospital
2015/08/06The West End emergesWest EndWest EndWest End neighborhood
2015/07/30The history of Alexandria's own beef industryKing StHooff's Meadow Slaughterhouse
2015/07/23The West Family and the city's West EndWest EndWest EndWest End neighborhood
2015/07/16A gem of a house on Prince StreetPrince St, 517Fawcett-Murray-Dick HouseResidential
2015/07/09A renovated City Hall for expanding city servicesKing St, 301City HallCity Hall in the 1960s
2015/07/02Expansion of City Hall to reflect changing uses in new centuryKing St, 301City HallCity Hall in 1907
2015/06/25City Hall, but not as we know itKing St, 301City HallCity Hall
2015/06/18A multipurpose City Hall for an evolving cityKing St, 301City HallMasonic Lodge
2015/06/11A Masonic influence at City HallKing St, 301City HallArchitect Adolf Cluss
2015/06/04The 'Red Architect' and his role in shaping our City HallKing St, 301City HallCity Hall
2015/05/28Rebuilding the devastated City HallKing St, 301City HallMarket House
2015/05/21A devastating fire brings sweeping changesKing St, 301City HallMarket Square, fire
2015/05/14The Port City's first seat of governmentKing St, 301City HallLatrobe, Court House, City Hall
2015/05/07The origins of Alexandria's most famous buildingKing St, 301City Hall1749 map, Market Square
2015/04/30A dyed-in-the-wool AlexandrianKing St, 400-402 Gregory BuildingsUrban renewal
2015/04/23The local origin story of Robert E. LeeCameron St, 611General Henry Lee HouseRobert E. Lee, Henry Lee
2015/04/16A city decimated by the Civil WarDuke St, 1000Rail BarnsCivil War, railroad
2015/04/09A model Alexandrian for the Model T coupe  Ford Motor Company, Ramey
2015/04/02A temporary home for a revolutionary heroSt. Asaph St, S, 301Lawrason HouseLafayette
2015/03/26A Civil War photographer who died in destitution WaterfrontCivil War, photography, James F. Gibson
2015/03/19The evolution of Volusia from the Civil War into the 20th centuryDuke StVolusiaCivil War, Aerial photograph 1937, Felix Richards
2015/03/12Amidst the hustle and bustle, a piece of Civil War historyDuke StVolusiaCivil War, Aerial photograph 1937, Felix Richards
2015/03/05A replacement bridge over the PotomacCapital BeltwayWilson BridgeRoads
2015/02/19Concrete solutions to growing traffic congestionGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway Roads
2015/02/12A direct route to George Wasinton's homeGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway Roads
2015/02/05All dried up Cameron RunHunting Creek
2015/01/29Finding the right location for the Port City  Map
2015/01/22From grand old homestead to local bankDuke St, 700 Residence
2015/01/15Expanding power for an expanding citySlaters LanePotomac Electric Power CompanyPublic utility
2015/01/08A historic property with a bright futureWashington St, N, 329Old Leadbeater HouseResidence
2014/12/23King Street at Christmas TtimeKing St King Street
2014/12/18A part of the Port City is relocated to New York CityRoyal St, N, 134Gadsby's TavernAerial photography, 1919, Gadsby's Tavern Museum
2014/12/11A vital waterfront property in peace and warUnion St, N, 105Torpedo FactoryAerial photograph, 1919, Alexandria Naval Torpedo Station
2014/12/04The long history of Lloyd HouseWashington St, N, 201Lloyd HouseAerial photograph, 1919, Lloyd House
2014/11/26Tracing the rise of Alfred Street Baptist Church Alfred St., S, 301Alfred Street Baptist ChurchChurch, African American
2014/11/20A home for Alexandria's criminalsSt Asaph St at Princess StAlexandria JailAerial photograph, 1919, Alexandria Jail
2014/11/13Taking inventory of Market SquareKing St, 301Market SquareAerial photograph, 1919, Market Square
2014/11/06Viewing the Port City from on high  Aerial photograph, 1919
2014/10/30A place for the wounded in Civil War AlexandriaPendleton St at N. Payne StSickel HospitalCivil War, Photography
2014/10/23Rolling on the riverUnion StRailroad WharfCivil War, Photography
2014/10/16The true cost of warWilkes StAlexandria National CemeteryCivil War, Photography
2014/10/09Photography on the front lines Government Hay BarnsCivil War, Photography
2014/10/02A view of warPrincess at N. Lee StU.S. Fire DepartmentCivil War, Photography
2014/09/25A tailored piece of property on South Royal StreetRoyal St, S, 113 Urban renewal
2014/09/18Under a football field, a reminder of Alexandria's pastMount Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High SchoolBicentennial
2014/09/11Forming one of Alexandria's most iconic parkwaysWashington St Roads
2014/09/04Dedication of memorail marks end of long journey for cemeteryWashington St, S, at Church StContrabands and Freedmen Cemetery MemorialAfrican American history
2014/08/28Remembering the British invasion of Alexandria  War of 1812
2014/08/21An unlocked corner of Alexandria's historyWashington St, S, 520Demaine's Funeral HomeFuneral home
2014/08/14The evolution of Market SquareKing St, 301Market SquareUrban renewal
2014/08/07A military mansionSt. Asaph St, S, 209Slough HeadquartersCivil War
2014/07/31The short golden age of streetcarsFranklin St at S. Royal St Streetcars
2014/07/24Levity in a time of warLee St at Franklin StBattery RodgersCivil War
2014/07/17A bland building with rich commercial historyKing St, 420Samuel Miller BuildingUrban renewal
2014/07/10From Russia with love  Civil War, Russian frigate
2014/07/03A long time home for man's best friendOronoco St, 614Lee-Fendall HouseMuseum
2014/06/26King Street's victims of urban renewalKing St, 416-418The Kennedy BuildingsUrban renewal
2014/06/19Local railroad tycoon once set sail, sort ofJones PointVirginia Shipbuilding CorporationShipbuilding
2014/06/12Friendship Fire Company's suction pumpAlfred St, S, 109Friendship Firehouse MuseumMuseum, Firehouse
2014/06/05The many transformations of the Alexandria High SchoolColumbus St, S, 218St. John's AcademySchool
2014/05/29A place of learning and a place of healingQueen St, 601-603Brockett School, Queen Street HospitalCivil War Hospital; School
2014/05/22A building where a President and Chief Justice once stoodFairfax St, N, 200Wise's TavernTavern
2014/05/15Capitol Theatre once served as sole black movie theatreQueen St, 1101Capitol TheatreTheater; African American
2014/05/08From opulent home to military hospital and back againWolfe St, 510Wolfe Street HospitalCivil War Hospital
2014/05/01A dyed-in the wool AlexandrianKing St, 400-402Gregory BuildingsUrban renewal
2014/04/24From cutting edge to obsolete in a decade: Hotel George MasonWashington St, S, at Prince, NE cornerHotel George MasonHotel
2014/04/17The road to Alexandria's commercial successCommerce StTing Moi Laundry BuildingBusiness
2014/04/10When Johnny Bull came to town  War of 1812
2014/04/03Alexandria's role in the Poor People's Campaign  Civil Rights
2014/03/27A Port City suffragette   Suffragist, Caroline Hallowell Miller
2014/03/20Alexandria's Invincible woman Seminary Rd at N. HowardVaucluseCivil War, Constance Fairfax Cary Harrison
2014/03/13A champion of Alexandria's most underserved residents   Civil Rights, Annie B. Rose
2014/03/06The first lady of Alexandria Crown View Drive, 514Gerald Ford HouseBetty Ford
2014/02/27Admiring the determination of black refugees in Civil War-era AlexandriaWashington St, S, at Church StContrabands and Freedmen Cemetery MemorialAfrican American history
2014/02/20Recalling the final resting place for escaped slaves Washington St, S, at Church StContrabands and Freedmen Cemetery MemorialAfrican American history
2014/02/13What happened to one of Washington's local watering holes? King St, 301Arell's TavernTavern
2014/02/06The house that George didn't build Cameron St, 508George Washington TownhouseResidence
2014/01/30A victim of urban renewal King St, 503-507First National BankUrban renewal
2014/01/23Tracing the history of the 'Gilpin Map'  Map
2014/01/16Odd Fellows Hall served as Alexandria's rationing headquarters during WWII Columbus St, N, 218Odd Fellows HallClub
2014/01/09A church for presidents Washington St, N, 118Christ ChurchChurch
2013/12/26King Street at ChristmastimeKing St King Street
2013/12/19Looking at the history of the Janney HouseDuke St, 404Janney HouseResidence
2013/12/05From rural to urban: the West End's rapid transformation Shirley Highway Roads
2013/11/26National Fruit Product Co. goes up in flames Wythe St, 1100 blockNational Fruit Product CompanyBusiness
2013/11/21Tracing the rise of Alfred Street Baptist Church Alfred St, S, 301Alfred Street Baptist ChurchChuch, African American
2013/11/14How the Civil War paved the way for Beulah Baptist Church Washington St, S, 320Beulah Baptist ChurchChuch, African American
2013/11/07Notorious local slave dealer had hand in Solomon Northup's kidnapping Duke St, 1315Alexandria Slave PenAfrican American history, Slavery
2013/10/31King Street of yesteryear King St, 600 block King Street
2013/10/24The silent sentinel of North Washington Street Washington St, N, 515Mount Vernon Cotton FactoryBusiness
2013/10/17A city home to architecture of 'no equal' Prince Street, 100 and 200 blocks Residence
2013/10/10Alexandria's lost oasis Washington St, SBroomilaw PointParks
2013/10/03Unique example of architecture sacrificed for urban renewal King St, 312 Urban renewal
2013/09/26The real-life Long John Silver Swift's Alley Pirate
2013/09/19The long road to public use for The Lyceum Washington St, S, 201The Lyceum: Alexandria's History MuseumMuseum, Civil War Hospital
2013/09/12How a bank building became a hotel and Civil War hospital Fairfax St, N, 133Bank of AlexandriaCivil War Hospital; bank; hotel
2013/09/05City's first mayor considered Washington a close friend Prince St, 200Robert Townsend Hooe HouseResidence
2013/08/29Prominent resident hit hard by Panic of 1819 King St, 532Adam Lynn, Jr. Silver ShopSilversmith
2013/08/22The rise and fall of an early Alexandrian King St., 518-520Adam Lynn, Jr. HouseResidence
2013/08/15Storied stadium wasn't always a ball field Monroe Ave, E, 426Eugene Simpson Memorial StadiumParks
2013/08/08Return to 'The Blue Door' Wolfe St, 708 Residence
2013/08/01New Woman' captures city's historic buildings Wolfe St, 708 Photography
2013/07/25Post-war shopping center gave Arlandria its name Mount Vernon Ave at S. GlebeArlandria Shopping CenterRetail
2013/07/18From paperboy to politician Fairfax St, S, 111James Randall Caton HouseResidence
2013/07/10Testing facility led the way to railway improvements Henry St, S, 409Southern Railway System HeadquartersRailroad
2013/07/03Got milk? Alexandria did Pitt, N, at PrincessAlexandria DairyBusiness
2013/06/27Home of early mayor saved just in the nick of time Pitt St, S, 700Taylor-Fraser HouseResidence
2013/06/20Innovative school served local black students Washington St, S, 418Lancastrian SchoolSchool, African American
2013/06/13Towering ode to first president finally completed Callahan Dr, 101George Washington Masonic National MemorialMuseum
2013/06/06Alexandria's tribute to George Washington takes shape Callahan Dr, 101George Washington Masonic National MemorialMuseum
2013/05/30After devastating fire, Alexandria's Masons rebuild in grand fashionCallahan Dr, 101George Washington Masonic National MemorialMuseum
2013/05/23After the war, Alexandrians flocked to shopping centersPowhatan StPowhatan Shopping CenterRetail
2013/05/16Curtains closed on Virginia Theatre after 29-year run First St, 601Virginia TheatreTheater
2013/05/09Del Ray's one-time love of cookie-cutter homes DeWitte Ave, 2707Emmanuel TempleChurch
2013/05/02Bidding adieu to Vaucluse Seminary Rd at N. HowardVaucluseResidence
2013/04/27Alexandria architect leaves his mark Quaker Lane, N, 514Charles Goodman HouseResidence
2013/04/18The Old Club served up fine dining in a city hungry for choices Washington St, S, 555Old ClubRestaurant
2013/04/11From trash to ash Payne St, S, 801IncineratorPublic building
2013/04/04Tracking the history of Alexandria Union Station Callahan Dr, 110Union StationRailroad
2013/03/28HoJo's made inroads in Alexandria for a timeWashington St, N, 825Howard Johnson'sRestaurant
2013/03/21Early fast-food joints made North Washington Street home Washington St, N, 828Little TavernRestaurant
2013/03/14When polar bears overlooked North Washington Street Washington St, N, 901Beck's Frozen CustardRestaurant
2013/03/07Before hotels, magnate dabbled in restaurantsWashington St, N, 905Hot ShoppesRestaurant
2013/02/28Alexandria's descent into the slave trade Duke St, 1707Bruin Slave PenAfrican American history; Slavery
2013/02/21Port City's short-lived bid to become 'children's capitol of the nation' Jones Point Parks
2013/02/14The mysterious origins of the seminary postofficeSeminary Rd, 3737Seminary Road Post OfficePublic building
2013/02/07Love blossoms on Lee CornerPrincess St, 607 Lee
2013/01/31Life with the LeesPrincess St, 609 Lee
2013/01/24From byway to highwayShirley Highway Roads
2013/01/17Highway project fueled West End early development Shirley Highway Roads
2013/01/10A jack of all trades Washington St, N, 515Mount Vernon Cotton FactoryBusiness
2013/01/03Storied home lost in 1960s urban renewal Royal St, S, 109 Urban renewal
2012/12/20When ‘Broadway Joe’ came to townMount Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High SchoolJoe Namath, Football
2012/12/13An Alexandrian's day of infamy   World War II
2012/12/06Lloyd House becomes home to Alexandria's history Washington St, N, 220The Lloyd HouseResidence
2012/11/29'George Washington Bathed Here!' Washington St, N, 220The Lloyd HouseResidence
2012/11/22Old Town home's similarity to Gadsby's Tavern no surprise Washington St, N, 220The Lloyd HouseResidence
2012/11/15California dreamin' rock stars once called Alexandria home Mount Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High SchoolSchool
2012/11/08Old Town home housed several notable residents King St And N Washington StJohn Gordon HouseResidence
2012/11/01Calling all Alexandrians Mount Vernon Ave, 1306C&P Telephone BuildingBusiness
2012/10/25Historic photograph captures the signs of the time King St, 300 block, north side Urban Renewal
2012/10/18When 'Carpenter Gothic' was the rage in Alexandria Prince St and S Washington St Architecture, residence
2012/10/11Old Town fountain didn't hold water with residents Cameron St and N Royal St Fountain
2012/10/04From Confederate soldier to prosperous shopkeeper King St and N Pitt StWarfield BuildingShopping
2012/09/27Edmund Jennings Lee House Washington St, N,426Edmund Jennings Lee HouseResidence
2012/09/20There were lords among us in Alexandria Cameron St, 607The Lord Fairfax HouseResidence
2012/09/13Savvy marketing to a motorized society Patrick St, S, 701Gateway MarketShopping
2012/09/06Funerals, jockeys, horses and George Washington Franklin St, 815Alexandria Jockey ClubSocial club
2012/08/30The parkway that never was  Roads
2012/08/23The magnificence of First and Citizens Bank National Bank King St and S Saint Asaph StFirst and Citizens National BankBank
2012/08/16Home to one of Edward R. Murrow's 'boys' Pegram St, N, 1226Eric Severeid HouseResidence, Severeid
2012/08/09The Union Army's bread and butter Princess St and S Fayette St Civil War, bakery
2012/08/02Friendship Fire Co. celebrates 238-year anniversary Alfred St, S, 107Friendship Firehouse MuseumFire fighting
2012/07/26Alexandria's floral companies in full bloom Fayette St, N, 114 Business
2012/07/19Summering with the Washingtons -- yes, those Washingtons Franklin StArch HallResidence
2012/07/12Next-door neighbors and nothing alike King St, 322-324 Architecture
2012/07/05A home's history at 213 S. Pitt St.Pitt St, 213 Residence
2012/06/28Child labor laws were too late for Alexandria Glass employees Montgomery StAlexandria Glass CompanyChild labor
2012/06/21Stockades built by escaped slaves bolstered Union cause Duke St Civil War
2012/06/14Silver shop shined and then faded in downtown King St, 318 Silversmith, John Adam
2012/06/07The life and lessons of the Alexandria Academy Washington St, N, 311Alexandria AcademySchool
2012/05/31Duke Street home witnessed city's booms and busts Duke St, 210Dr Craik HouseResidence, Dr. Craik
2012/05/24Painting the history of a hard-nosed union leader Oronoco St, 614Lee-Fendall HouseJohn Lewis, union leader
2012/05/17The Royal: Alexandria's informal seat of power for more than a century Royal St, N, 109The Royal RestaurantRestaurant
2012/05/10Explore Huntley Meadows Park, a former Mason home Harrison Lane, 6918Historic Huntley (Fairfax County)Residence, Mason
2012/05/03AAA historic signs point back to the early motoring craze Wolfe St, 500 block Roads
2012/04/26The Woodrow Wilson Bridge: What's in a name? Woodrow Wilson BridgeRoads
2012/04/19Cassius Lee's summer home found itself at center of war Braddock Rd and King StMenokinResidence, Lee
2012/04/12The USS Alexandria: from seaworthy to scrap metal  USS Alexandria, shipbuilding
2012/04/05Timberman's Drug Store Washington St, N, 106Timberman's Drug StoreShopping
2012/03/29Hayman's anchored the fashion hub of Northern Virginia King St, 526-530Hayman's Department StoreShopping
2012/03/22The history of Hunting Towers on the Potomac's banks Washington St, S, 1200-1204Hunting TowersApartment building
2012/03/15The mysterious '57' monument Wheeler Ave, north side Monument
2012/03/08Strawberry fields, but not forever Duke St and Fendall AveStrawberry HillResidence
2012/03/01Establishing Ivy Hill Cemetery King St, 2823Ivy Hill CemeteryCemetery
2012/02/23The 'megastructure' at Northern Virginia Community College Beauregard St, NNorthern Virginia Community College, Alexandria CampusSchool
2012/02/16Where's the beef? On the corner of Cameron and Henry Cameron St and N Henry StArmour Meat PlantIndustry
2012/02/09The Swann-Daingerfield mansion along Prince StreetPrince St., 706Swann-Daingerfield HouseResidence
2012/02/02Before a private residence, 415 Prince St. headquartered a wartime government Prince St, 415Bank of PotomacBank
2012/01/26Montgomery Ward and the ‘Spirit of Progress’King St, 906-908Montgomery Ward Department StoreShopping
2012/01/19Before CVS and Diversions: Fairlington Centre in 1950 Quaker Lane, N and Fern StFairlington CentreShopping
2012/01/12Stale beer: Alexandria's sudsy history Duke St, west of Diagonal RdShuter's Hill BreweryBrewery, Shuter's Hill
2012/01/05The Hugo Black House Lee St, S, 619Hugo Black HouseResidence, Hugo Black
2011/12/22Meigs Lodge and the Alexandria National Cemetery Wilkes St, 1450 Meigs LodgeCivil War, cemetery
2011/12/15An 'unusually attractive' art deco structure on Washington Street Washington St, S, at Prince StVirginia Public Service CoArchitecture
2011/12/08The order of the Knights of Pythias Cameron St, 319Knights of PythiasSocial club
2011/12/01Hill House, aka Shadow House Washington St, S, 617Hill HouseShadow House
2011/11/22Baggett Stadium, an early stage for local athletes King St, at Harvard StBaggett StadiumSports, baseball
2011/11/17Once the best place for thieves to make a buck (or several) King St, 320Alexandria PawnbrokersShopping
2011/11/10Ever wonder where Wonder Bread began? On Lee Street. Lee St, N, 200 block Civil War, bakery
2011/11/03When the police force got too big for its britches Pitt St, N, 400 Police
2011/10/27Home, home on the Union's fortress Callahan Dr, 101Fort EllsworthCivil War, Shuter's Hill, George Washington National Masonic Memorial
2011/10/20Tiny tots and busy bees Richards Lane and Malcolm Place School
2011/10/13Friendship and fires have gone hand in hand for 173 years Alfred St, S, 107Friendship FirehouseFirehouse
2011/10/06Pave Harlow House, put up a parking lotAlfred St, N, 100 blockHarlow HouseResidence
2011/09/29The best fruit, 'segars' and military training around Duke St and S Columbus St, southeast cornerSt. John's AcademySchool
2011/09/22The simple estate of a Confederate veteran and physician Fairfax St, S, 113-115Bedford Brown BuildingCivil War
2011/09/15Flooding is an old problem in Alexandria Four Mile RunFour Mile RunFlooding
2011/09/08Reed Theater: from community venue to X-rated movie house King St, 1700 blockReed TheaterMovie theater
2011/09/01Torpedo Factory was Alexandria's foray into the defense industry Union St, N, 105Torpedo FactoryWorld War I, World War II
2011/08/25Soldiers' Rest: a respite for troops of the Civil War Duke StSoldiers' RestCivil War
2011/08/18Iron mill ornamented the White House, Masonic Temple before becoming Safeway Royal St, S, 500Alexandria Iron WorksIndustrial
2011/08/11Shared Street, varied histories St. Asaph St, S, 209-211 Residence
2011/08/04Zion Church's anti-establishment past Lee St, S, 714Zion ChurchChurch
2011/07/28Old firehouse still provides community service Patrick St, N. 115Reliance Fire CompanyFirehouse
2011/07/21How sweet it is: from military HQ to bank to bakery King St, 520Provost Marshal's OfficeCivil War
2011/07/14Gerald and Betty Ford once called Alexandria home Crown View Drive, 514Gerald R. Ford HousePresident Ford, Betty Ford
2011/07/07The Hydraulion Engine House Royal St, N, 209Hydraulion Engine HouseFirehouse
2011/06/30The center of Alexandria's wholesale district King St, 100Corn ExchangeCommerce
2011/06/23Alexandria's mom-and-pop grocery stores  Grocery stores
2011/06/16Capitol Theatre once served as City's sole black movie theater Queen St, 1101-1103Capitol TheatreAfrican American movie theater
2011/06/09Despite popular design, local octagon home fell on hard times King StOctagon houseResidence
2011/06/02Designed to teach girls, it now houses a design school Prince St, 1001Lee School for GirlsSchool
2011/05/26Arch Hall: from Alexandria to Fairfax to street name Franklin St, 815Arch HallResidence
2011/05/19Michelbach House and Mount IdaRussell Rd, 2400 blockMount IdaMichelbach House, Mount Ida
2011/05/12Before being hanged for treason, Mary Surratt was educated here Duke St and S. Fairfax St, southwest cornerAcademy for Young LadiesSchool, Dr. Murphy House
2011/05/05Electricity was overrated at West End School Duke StWest End SchoolSchool, George Washington National Masonic Memorial
2011/04/28Walking through history with the Paff Shoe Company Fairfax St, S, 200Green Steam FurniturePaff Shoe Company
2011/04/21510 Wolfe Street: deserted and reclaimed Wolfe St, 510Vowell-Smith HouseResidence
2011/04/14Odd Fellows Hall, home of secret societies Columbus St, S, 411Odd Fellows HallSocial club
2011/04/07Lighting the Way for $400 a Year Jones PointJones Point LighthouseJones Point
2011/03/31Colross: Made in Alexandria, remade in New Jersey Oronoco St, 1100ColrossResidence
2011/03/24Journey's End on Virginia Avenue Virginia Ave, 4Journey's EndResidence
2011/03/17Electric railway created streetcar suburbs  Washington, Alexandria & Mount Vernon RailwayStreetcar
2011/03/10The Lloyd House: from Lee family fame to educational institution Fontaine St, 400Belmont FarmSt. Stephen & St. Agnes School
2011/03/03Cameron Station: From depot to dogs to development Duke StCameron StationMilitary
2011/02/24A Changing of hands at the French-Lawler House Washington St, S, 517French-Lawler HouseResidence
2011/02/17Maury Elementary School's bumpy road Russell Rd, 600Maury Elementary SchoolSchool
2011/02/10Woodies on Washington Street Washington St, N, 615Woodward & LothropDepartment store
2011/02/03 'An Artistic Little' Rosemont Station Commonwealth AveRosemont StationStreetcar, Rosemont
2011/01/27Early motoring along Washington StreetWashington St Motoring
2011/01/20St. Paul's Church and a rebel reverend Pitt St, S, 228St. Paul's ChurchChurch
2011/01/13Alexandria coroner's body of work Braddock Rd, W, 1500Wheatley Funeral HomeCoroner, Funeral home
2011/01/06Mighty Midget Kitchens   Restaurants
2010/12/16The controversial John L. Lewis and the Lee-Fendall HouseOronoco St, 614Lee-Fendall HouseJohn L. Lewis
2010/12/09Mount Ida, spared from Union occupationCharles Alexander Ct, 305Mount IdaNorth Ridge, St. Mary's Academy, residence, school
2010/12/02Catching Fire: West Marine and Salvage Company Western Marine and Salvage CoMarine salvage, ships, World War I
2010/11/23An obstruction for some, a gem for othersFairfax St, N, 121Braddock HouseCarlyle House, Green's Mansion House, hotel, Civil War hospital, bank
2010/11/18National Fruit Products Company burnsWythe St, 1100 blockNational Fruit Product CompanyCider vinegar mill, White House Brand, fire
2010/11/11Mount Vernon and George Mason SchoolsCommonwealth Ave, 2901Mt Vernon SchoolGeorge Mason School, education
2010/11/04From hogs to Hitler's advisor, Bush Hill saw it allEisenhower Ave, 4800 blockBush HillCivil War, World War II, Ernst "Putzi" Hanfstane
2010/10/28Hallowell-Carlin HouseWashington St, N, 215Hallowell-Carlin HouseCharles Creighton Carlin, William H. Taft, Civil War hospital
2010/10/21The dawn of public transitWashington St, S, 100 block AB&W bus line, transportation
2010/10/14The inception of ParkfairfaxPreston RdParkfairfaxWorld War II housing, Parkfairfax Historic District
2010/10/07Old Town's red light district of the pastLee St, N, 300 block Police, red light district
2010/09/30The Bluemont BranchRussel RdBluemont BranchRailroad
2010/09/23A unique example of American architecture on Fairfax StreetFairfax St, N, 209-211JonahThompson HouseResidence, school, Hallowell's Alexandria Female Seminary, St. Mary's Academy
2010/09/16Alexandria City HallKing St, 301City HallMarket, government
2010/09/09Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire RailroadFairfax St, at Princess StAL&H RailroadRailroad, train station, Civil War, Quartermaster Department; Alexandria, Loudon and Hampshire Railroad.
2010/09/02Lyles-Crouch during desegregationSt Asaph St, S, 530Lyles-Crouch SchoolEducation, school, desegregation, Wilkes Street School, Silk factory
2010/08/26Mount AuburnMt. Vernon Ave, at Sanborn PlMount AuburnResidence, aerial photograph
2010/08/19Citizens National Bank BuildingKing St, at St. Asaph StCitizens National BankBank
2010/08/12Bellevue and berriesSlater's LaneBellevueResidence
2010/08/05Unfit for murderersSt. Asaph St, 400 blockAlexandria JailJail, Charles Bullfinch, architect
2010/07/29George Washington ParkCallahan Dr, 101George Washington ParkShuter's Hill, George Washington National Masonic Memorial, residences
2010/07/22306 North Washington StreetWashington St, N, 306 Residence, Xaverian Brothers School for Boys
2010/07/15Alexandria was always a little scrappyMill Rd, 2324Alexandria ScrapJunkyard
2010/07/087-Eleven Store No. 55Glebe Rd, W, 1 7-Eleven Store No. 55People's Choice AME Zion Church, Freedom Way Missionary Baptist Church, Civil unrest
2010/07/01Warwick, a destination for Independence DayLandover St, 2900 blockWarwick VillageIndepence Day celebration
2010/06/24Old Dominion Glass CompanyMontgomery St, 200 blockOld Dominion Glass CompanyIndustry, glass factory
2010/06/17Do-Nut DinetteMount Vernon Ave, 4121Do-Nut DinetteRestaurant
2010/06/10Establishing St. Joseph ChurchColumbus St, N, 711St. Joseph's Catholic ChurchChurch, African American
2010/06/03Battery RodgersLee St at Franklin St.Battery RodgersCivil War, Defenses of Washington
2010/05/27D.C. Boundary MarkersKing St, 2932D.C. Boundary MarkerDistrict of Columbia, boundary stones, DC
2010/05/20Franklin and Armfield OfficeDuke St, 1315Alexandria Slave PenSlavery, Civil War prison, Franklin & Armfield; Price, Birch & Company
2010/05/13Little Country ChurchQuaker Lane, NLittle Country ChurchChurch
2010/05/06Lynhaven CommunityReed Ave, ELynhavenHousing, Lynhaven neighborhood
2010/04/29711 Prince StreetPrince St, 711 Residence
2010/04/22Lee-Jackson SchoolDuke St, at S Quaker LnLee Jackson SchoolSchool, Education
2010/04/15Stone’s MotelKing St, west of Shirley HighwayStone's MotelMotel, Patton's Motel, Quality Courts
2010/04/08Aspinwall HallSeminary Rd, 3737Aspinwall HallSchool, education, Virginia Theological Seminary, Civil War hospital
2010/04/01Alexandria High SchoolCameron St, at N West StAlexandria High SchoolSchool, education
2010/03/25Odd Fellows HallColumbus St, N, 218Odd Fellows HallSocial club, Muirs Court townhouses, St. John's Academy, school, Civil War
2010/03/18Old Lincolnia RoadVan Dorn StreetOld Lincolnia RoadTransportation, roads
2010/03/11Richmond TheaterKing St, 801Richmond TheaterEntertainment, movies, bowling, billiards, school
2010/03/04Banner Laundry Oronoco St, 909 Banner LaundryLaundry
2010/02/25Kennedy campaign visit Mount Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High School StadiumJohn F. Kennedy campaign, Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, school
2010/02/18515 North Washington St. Washington St, N, 515Mount Vernon Cotton FactoryIndustry, Civil War
2010/02/11Knickerbocker storm in Alexandria King St, 400 block Knickerbocker Storm, snow
2010/02/04Pendleton Street Center Wythe St, 901Pendleton Street CenterRecreation, African American, USO, World War I, Segregation
2010/01/28The Alexandria Armory Royal St, S, 200 blockArmorySpanish American War, World War I
2010/01/21Alexandria: Always a dog town   Dog catcher, government, Animal Welfare League
2010/01/14R.E. Lee Camp Hall Prince St, 806R.E. Lee Camp HallCivil War, Prince Street Hospital, museum, Confederacy
2010/01/07Alexandria plane crash Monroe StSimpson Fieldtransportation, plane crash
2009/12/22Hoffman Sugar House Washington S, N, 200 blockHoffman Sugar HouseHallowell School, Sugar refinery, business, slave labor
2009/12/17Fort Ward Home for Convalescents Braddock Rd, W, 4400Lynn HouseFort Ward Home, Lynn House, Christian Science convalescent home
2009/12/10Carver Theater Queen St, 1120Carver TheaterEntertainment, African American movie theater, Antioch Church
2009/12/03Shirley-Duke Duke St, 4513Shirley Duke Shopping CenterShopping, housing, Foxchase
2009/11/24First City Pools Cameron St Swimming pool, segregation
2009/11/19Mount Vernon Ave Theaters Mount Vernon Ave., 2402 and 3707The Palm and the Vernon TheatersEntertainment, movies, Del Ray
2009/11/12Alexandria Golf Club Callahan Dr, 101Alexandria Golf ClubShuter's Hill, George Washington Park, George Washington National Masonic Temple
2009/11/05508 Wolfe Street Wolfe St, 508Agudas Achim SynagogueSynagogue, Wolfe Street Hospital, Civil War, Social Club
2009/10/29Alexandria Courthouse Columbus St, N, 300 blockAlexandria CourthouseCourthouse
2009/10/22Health Crusaders on Mount Vernon Avenue Mount Vernon AveColasanto Center (Del Ray Artisans)Jefferson District Welfare Center, Public Health, Del Ray Artisans
2009/10/15Old Virginia House King St, at Peyton StVirginia House HotelOld Virginia House, tornado, Negro Men's Business League, African American hotel
2009/10/08George Washington High School Stadium Mount Vernon Ave, 1005George Washington High School StadiumJoe Namath, sports stadium, school
2009/10/01The Durr Home Seminary Road, 4018
Durr HomeResidence, architecture, Lyndon Johnson, Jessica Mitford
2009/09/24Restored Virginia's Capital Royal St, N, 138 Civil War, Restored Virginia government
2009/09/17Beachcombers Restaurant Prince St, 0Beachcombers RestaurantRestaurant, waterfront
2009/09/10Briggs Aeroplane St. Asaph St, at Pendleton St Brigg's Aeroplane, War War I, seaplanes, airplanes
2009/09/03Early Years of Appomattox Prince St, at S. Washington StAppomattox statueCivil War, confederate statue, art
2009/08/27Cameron Valley Construction Duke St, 3000-3200 blocks Cameron ValleyWorld War II housing, public housing
2009/08/20Landmark Center Duke St, 5801Landmark Shopping CenterShopping
2009/08/13Bank of Del Ray Mount Vernon AveBank of Del RayBank, Del Ray
2009/08/06Great Blizzard of 1899King Street Storm
2009/07/30Trinity Second Meeting House Washington St, S, 100 blockTrinity Second Meeting HouseChurch
2009/07/23West End Chicken Farming   Chicken farming
2009/07/16Potomac Town Hall and Firehouse Windsor Ave, E, 202Potomac Town HallTown of Potomac, Fire Department, Del Ray
2009/07/09Brown's Mill Wheeler Ave, 3610Brown's MillMill
2009/07/02The Doniphan Building Columbus St, N, 101Doniphan BuildingApartment building, office building
2009/06/25Columbia Firehouse St. Asaph St, S, 109Columbia FirehouseFirefighting
2009/06/18Rural Lincolnia Little River Turnpike, near I-395 interchangeLincolniaLebanon Union Church, farming
2009/06/11Still BustersSt Asaph St at Princess St Prohibition, Police, Jail
2009/06/04Seminary Hill Stakeout Seminary Road Journalism, Justice Hugo Black
2009/05/28414 North Washington Street Washington St, N, 414 Civil War, Grosvenor House Hospital, Anthony Cazenove, Leadbeater
2009/05/21Upper King Street King StUpper King StreetBusiness, shopping
2009/05/14VolusiaDuke St, 4513VolusiaFox Chase Shopping Center, slaves, plantation
2009/05/07Key MotelDuke St, 6022Key MotelMotel
2009/04/30Old Custom House and Post Office Prince St at St. AsaphOld Custom HouseCustoms House, Post Office
2009/04/23201 North Fairfax Street Fairfax St, N, 201Wise's TavernTavern
2009/04/16Fruit Growers ExpressQuaker Lane, SFruit Growers ExpressRailroad,, business, Dash Bus
2009/04/09Taylor-Fraser HousePitt St, S, 109Taylor-Fraser HouseResidence, architecture
2009/04/02Shuman's BakeryKing St, 516Shuman's BakeryBakery, business
2009/03/26Early Construction of the Masonic Memorial Callahan Dr, 101George Washington Masonic National MemorialMemorial, Masons, Shuter's Hill
2009/03/19Old Dominion Bank Prince St, 201Old Dominion BankBank
2009/03/12Old Alexandria Hospital Washington St, S, 277Alexandria HospitalHealth, hospital
2009/03/05Old Presbyterian Graveyard Fairfax St, S, 323Old Presbyterian CemeteryCemetery, church
2009/02/26Alexandria Home Bakery Henry St, S, 500 blockAlexandria Home BakeryBakery, business
2009/02/19George Washington Bicentennial Royal St, S, 309St. Mary's ChurchGeorge Washington Bicentennial, church
2009/02/12George Mason Hotel Washington St, S, at Prince, NE cornerGeorge Mason HotelHotel
2009/02/05Braddock Cannon Braddock Rd, at Russel RdBraddock CannonFrench and Indian War, Braddock, monument
2009/01/29Lincoln's Railroad Car Duke St, at S. Alfred StUSMRRLincoln train car, railroad, Civil War
2009/01/22Traffic TrainingWest St, N, at Queen StJefferson SchoolTraffic training, Education
2009/01/15War Village in AlexandriaKing St, 3210Chinquapin VillageWorld War II housing
2009/01/08First National BankKing St, 503-507First National BankBank
2008/12/22Westminster BuildingPrince St, 521-523Westminster Building
2008/12/18Virginia Shipbuilding CorporationJones PointVirginia Shipbuilding CorporationIndustry, ship building
2008/12/11213 South Pitt StreetPitt St, S, 213Residence, architecture
2008/12/04Ford PlantUnion St, S, at Fords Landing WayFord PlantIndustry, automobile factory
2008/11/25Mushbach HouseWashington St, N, 418Mushbach HouseResidence, architecture
2008/11/20Robinson LibraryWythe St, 902Robinson LibraryAlexandria Black History Museum, Library, Civil Rights, African American
2008/11/13Jarbour JarDavid Jarbour, African American, Wilkes Street Pottery, sonteware
2008/11/06Temple Trailer VillageTelegraph Rd, near Duke StTemple Trailer VillageTrailer park, housing
2008/10/30Soldiers' Cemetery and ProtestWilkes StAlexandria National CemetryCivil War, African American, Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery
2008/10/23Belle Pre Bottle CompanyBelle Pre Way, 1111Belle Pre Bottle CompanyIndustry, glass company
2008/10/16Cameron Mills and FarmTelegraph Road near Cameron RunCameron Mills and FarmFarm, mill
2008/10/09Alexandria AlmshouseMonroe St, E, at Route 1AlmshouseSocial services, almshouse
2008/10/02Alexandria Roller RinkSt. Asaph St, N, 807Alexandria Roller RinkEntertainment
2008/09/25Reliance HomesDuke St, 3700 blockReliance HomesResidence, architecture
2008/09/18Lannon's Opera HouseKing St, 500-508Lannon's Opera HouseEntertainment
2008/09/11Reality TV
2008/08/28Shuter's HillCallahan Dr, 101Shuter's HillCivil War, NY44th
2008/08/21Hayman's Flood SaleMount Vernon Avenue near Four Mile RunHayman's Department StoreShopping, flood
2008/04/17TorthorwaldFairlingtonTorthorwaldResidence
2008/04/10Seminary SchoolKing St, 3300 blockSt. Asaph Race TrackHorse racing, entertainment
2008/04/03The Potomac Police DepartmentWindsor Ave, E, 202Potomac Town Hall
2008/02/21Luna ParkFour Mile Run areaLuna ParkAmusement park, entertainment
2007/12/27Prehistoric Points Washington St., S, 1001Contrabands and Freedmen CemeteryPrehistoric, cemetery, African American
2007/12/20Rare ceramic pitcher on display Braddock Rd, W, 4301Fort Ward Museum and Historic ParkEllsworth Pitcher, Civil War
2007/12/06Cloud's Mill Cloud’s Mill Way and N. Paxton St.Cloud's MillMill
2007/11/22Alexandria’s bands Entertainment
2007/11/15Abolitionist accessories Wythe St, 902Alexandria Black History MuseumAfrican American, slavery, Abolition
2007/10/18An elk presides over Prince Street Prince St, 318 Elk ClubSocial club
2007/10/11Poison BottleFairfax St, S., 105-107Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary MuseumApothecary, poison bottle
2007/10/04October is Archaeology Month Union St, N., 105Alexandria Archaeology MuseumArchaeology, Lafayette, ceramics
2007/09/27WAVES played major role in war at home Washington St, N., 220Lloyd HouseWorld War II, WAVES
2007/09/13Jamestown exhibition at the Lyceum Washington St, S., 201The Lyceum: Alexandria’s History MuseumJamestown, Eyler collection
2007/09/06Alexandria Canal Tide Lock Canal Center PlazaAlexandria CanalCanal, commerce
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