St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Cemetery

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Cemetery is part of the Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex in the City of Alexandria. The cemetery complex was established early in the 19th century, after burials […]

George Washington High School

George Washington High School in Alexandria has functioned as a school since its construction for white students in 1935 with funding provided by the Federal Emergency Public Works Administration, one […]

Swann-Daingerfield House

In the Alexandria Historic District, the Swann-Daingerfield House features high-style Second Empire architecture in a city known mostly for its Colonial, Georgian, and Federal residential styles. Originally built in the […]

Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery

Founded around 1897 in the City of Alexandria as an unconstructed burial ground, Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery is important to the history of the “The Fort” community, a village formed […]

Appomattox Statue

Unlike many mass-produced or stock statues that present soldiers armed or in the midst of battle, the Appomattox Statue in the city of Alexandria, dedicated in 1889, depicts an unarmed […]