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OHA News Releases

11/10/2014 10:59:55 AM Winter Warmer Teas at Gadsby's Tavern-Jan. 11, Feb. 8, and March 22
11/10/2014 10:39:18 AM Historic Alexandria Program for Homeschool Families
11/6/2014 11:56:31 AM Taven Toddlers Playtime-Mondays
11/6/2014 11:53:08 AM Apothecary Museum to close for Repairs-December and January
11/3/2014 02:51:23 PM Christmas Letter Lecture-December 3
11/3/2014 11:15:58 AM Fort Ward Christmas in Camp Program-Dec. 13
11/3/2014 10:29:41 AM Office of Historic Alexandria Seeking Public Assistance with Research Project
11/3/2014 10:13:23 AM Office of Historic Alexandria Departmental Strategic Plan Meeting
10/23/2014 03:16:20 PM “Reporting from the Field - Travels of a Civil War Correspondent”-Nov. 12
10/9/2014 04:47:28 PM Alexandria’s Parker-Gray District: Then and Now-Oct. 22
10/9/2014 01:58:59 PM Alexandria Black History Museum to Host Kwanzaa Celebration Program
10/9/2014 01:52:19 PM Free Veterans Day Lecture hosted by the Alexandria Black History Museum-Nov. 11
10/9/2014 01:47:02 PM Alexandria Black History Museum Fall Book Sale-Nov. 15
10/9/2014 10:13:30 AM Edgar Allen Poe Performance at the Lyceum-Oct. 30 and 31
10/7/2014 11:46:10 AM Port City Beer Tasting Event-Oct. 14
9/30/2014 09:58:10 AM Tickets on Sale for Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tour
9/25/2014 04:45:54 PM Civil War Lecture Series-David Cox-October 15
9/18/2014 02:44:42 PM Tavern Toddlers Returns to Gadsby's Tavern Museum-Oct. 20
9/18/2014 12:06:00 PM Weekend with Thomas Jefferson at Gadsby's Tavern-Nov. 22-23
9/18/2014 11:56:21 AM Family Day at Gadsby's Tavern-November 9
9/18/2014 11:48:01 AM In the Company of James Madison, November 16
9/18/2014 11:37:39 AM Mad Science at the Apothcary-Oct. 19
9/18/2014 11:15:32 AM George Washington Lectures at Gadsby's Tavern-Oct. 8 and 15
9/18/2014 10:11:45 AM Gadsby's Tavern Museum Civil War Wine Dinner-Oct. 3
9/18/2014 09:57:01 AM Apothecary Open House-October 11
9/12/2014 11:05:07 AM Upcoming Programs at Friendship Firehouse Museum-Fall 2014
9/12/2014 10:54:31 AM Costume Symposium at Gadsby's Tavern Museum
9/12/2014 10:19:07 AM James Madison Salon Talk on the War of 1812-Sept. 14
9/8/2014 10:51:53 AM ADA Walkway Construction Begins at Fort Ward Museum
8/14/2014 03:13:26 PM First Person Workshops at Gadsby s Tavern Museum-Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, and Dec. 7
8/7/2014 04:20:00 PM Final War of 1812 Bicentennial Lecture-Andrew Lambert-September 4
8/4/2014 11:56:33 AM War of 1812 Film Screenings-August 27 and 28
7/31/2014 11:44:51 AM Alexandria Black History Museum Lecture by Wil Haygood author of The Butler: A Witness to History
7/31/2014 11:26:10 AM Civil Rights Sunday
7/23/2014 04:40:25 PM Gadsby's Tavern Family Day-August 10, August 24
7/23/2014 04:33:56 PM Dance Classes for Jane Austen Ball-July 24, July 31, August 7
7/18/2014 03:52:00 PM Legal and Political Aspects of the Civil War; Lecture Tuesday, July 22
7/17/2014 11:43:25 AM Jane Austin Ball, Saturday, August 9, 2014
7/17/2014 10:46:13 AM The Hollywood Version of the War of 1812: August 27 and 28
7/7/2014 10:09:12 AM Legal and Political Aspects of the Civil War-July 22
7/2/2014 10:40:21 AM Farewell Mr. Gadsby Happy Hour
7/2/2014 10:34:44 AM Family Day at Gadsby s Tavern Museum-July 6, August 10, 24
7/2/2014 10:23:03 AM War of 1812-Muster the Militia Weekend-July25-27
7/2/2014 10:09:23 AM War of 1812 Commemoration-Alexandria History Festival-August 30-31
7/1/2014 02:08:11 PM The Apothecary Museum Celebrates Harry Potter s Birthday
6/9/2014 11:16:30 AM Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Weekend at Fort Ward
5/29/2014 09:24:24 AM Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum Volunteer Training-June 28
5/27/2014 03:19:32 PM Gadsby s Tavern and Stabler-Leadbeater Museums to Participate in Blue Star Museums
5/27/2014 02:41:29 PM War of 1812 Presidential Salon-June 22
5/27/2014 12:16:36 PM War of 1812 Boat Cruise-June 14th
5/6/2014 01:17:25 PM Civil Rights Saturday-A Free Interactive Activity
5/6/2014 01:01:24 PM Herbal Medicine and Stress: Past and Present-June 9,16, and 23
5/6/2014 12:52:29 PM A Look at Alexandria s General Samuel Cooper-May 15
5/1/2014 11:10:52 AM Free Mother’s Day Tours at Gadsby’s Tavern & Apothecary Museums(2)
4/22/2014 11:42:50 AM Fort Ward Tours on Armed Forces Day-May 17
4/22/2014 11:04:16 AM Registration Open for the Lyceum's History Camp for Kids
4/21/2014 11:30:52 AM Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Hosts Volunteer Training for New Docents-May 31
4/21/2014 11:00:57 AM Free Father’s Day Tours at Gadsby’s Tavern and the Apothecary Museum
4/17/2014 10:50:57 AM War of 1812 Bicentennial Lecture-May 28
4/17/2014 10:42:35 AM War of 1812 Bicentennial Lecture-Pulitzer Prize Winner Alan Taylor-May 6
4/14/2014 02:23:11 PM James Madison Presidential Salon-April 27
4/14/2014 12:07:11 PM To Serve the Living: Free Lecture on April 7th
4/10/2014 12:43:36 PM Serving Up Local Food History-May 3rd
4/8/2014 02:42:44 PM War of 1812 Bicentennial Lecture-April 30
3/27/2014 03:59:26 PM Film Gala to launch Alexandria War of 1812 Commemoration
3/13/2014 02:59:36 PM War of 1812 Bicentennial Lecture
3/6/2014 10:33:57 AM Civil War Defenses of Washington Bus Tour-March 22
2/27/2014 12:03:03 PM Lecture on Women in Civil War Alexandria
2/14/2014 10:55:55 AM “Discovery and Archaeology of the Freedmen s Cemetery”
2/11/2014 12:18:38 PM Alexandria Black History Museum hosts the Virginia Black Storytelling Association
2/11/2014 11:59:03 AM Alexandria Black History Museum’s Black History Month Sale
2/11/2014 11:27:12 AM Alexandria Black History Museum opens new exhibition
2/10/2014 01:00:03 PM Braddock Day Ball-Saturday, April 5
2/10/2014 10:51:06 AM Tenth Annual Great Rum Punch Challenge
2/3/2014 10:27:20 AM Tickets on sale for new Attics and Alleys tour
1/22/2014 10:21:06 AM Alexandria Black History Museum Free Lecture and Book Signing
1/22/2014 09:48:31 AM Father's Day Open House at Friendship Firehouse
1/21/2014 03:18:03 PM Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria
1/21/2014 02:51:50 PM Mother's Day Open House at Friendship Firehouse
1/21/2014 02:16:10 PM Firefighter History Walking Tours
1/21/2014 02:07:38 PM Friendship Women's History Month Story Time
1/21/2014 01:49:21 PM President's Day Open House at Friendship Firehouse
1/21/2014 11:52:02 AM Civil War Recruiting Day at Fort Ward Museum
1/16/2014 10:28:21 AM Her Story: Women in Action for Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies
1/13/2014 12:56:08 PM Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster Exhibition and Program
1/9/2014 02:53:13 PM Civil War Ball to Be Held January 25 in Historic Ballroom of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
1/9/2014 02:46:04 PM Swordsmen’s Rendezvous at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum(2)
1/9/2014 02:11:29 PM Wonders of Science: Special Tours and Programs
1/9/2014 02:01:31 PM Winter Warmer Teas at Gadsby's Tavern
1/9/2014 10:56:59 AM George Washington Birthnight Ball February 15
12/4/2013 06:46:26 PM Gingerbread Firehouse Contest in Old Town, December 14-15, 2013
11/20/2013 11:34:34 AM Tickets on Sale Now for Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tours, December 14 and 15, 2013
11/13/2013 03:03:16 PM Civil War Christmas in Camp at Fort Ward
11/7/2013 10:17:44 AM The Long, Hard Fight: Blacks & the War of 1812, Free Lecture Monday, November 11, 2013
11/1/2013 07:36:47 PM “Volusia: Civilian, Slave and Soldier Experiences in the Civil War” Illustrated Lecture Thursday November 21, 2013
11/1/2013 07:15:22 PM Fort Ward History Report: Public Presentation Saturday November 16, 2013
9/19/2013 12:55:12 PM Civil War Artillery Day at Fort Ward, Saturday, October 5
9/19/2013 12:42:08 PM Free Film: The Quiltmakers Of Gee's Bend
8/28/2013 09:34:19 AM Film: Mosby’s Combat Operations in Fairfax County, Virginia
8/28/2013 09:14:59 AM Civil War 150th Anniversary Concert
8/28/2013 08:58:31 AM March on Washington 50th Anniversary Commemoration
7/25/2013 11:16:24 AM Eighteenth-Century Dance Classes at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, starting July 25, 2013
7/15/2013 01:16:50 PM Friendship Firehouse Festival, Saturday, August 3, 2013
7/12/2013 04:59:58 PM New Book: African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia
7/12/2013 04:47:42 PM Tavern Day at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Saturday, August 3, 2013
7/12/2013 04:32:11 PM Family Days at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Sundays July 21 and August 11
7/12/2013 03:53:53 PM Apothecary Museum Celebrates Harry Potter’s Birthday, Wednesday July 31, 2013
7/12/2013 03:36:44 PM Community Open House and Book Signing at Black History, Saturday July 20, 2013
7/8/2013 09:57:05 PM Book Signing: The Day Lincoln Was Shot, Saturday, August 3
5/21/2013 10:38:50 AM Civil War Fort Day
5/1/2013 03:42:46 PM Exhibit: Living Legends of Alexandria: African American Activists
4/30/2013 08:02:38 PM Civil War 150th Concert at Fort Ward Park
3/29/2013 11:53:54 AM Build, Renovate Your Own Castle V, Saturday, April 6
3/29/2013 11:45:58 AM Civil War Walking Tour of Fort Ward, April 27
2/28/2013 01:50:15 PM Spotlight on Civil War Artillery Projectiles, Saturday, March 16
1/29/2013 11:29:43 AM Civil War Recruiting Day at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, February 9, 2013
10/31/2012 03:44:16 PM Alexandria Black History Museum to Open a Watercolor and Collagraph Exhibition, Thursday November 1, 2012
7/11/2012 04:23:41 PM Apothecary Museum Celebrates Harry Potter’s Birthday, Tuesday, July 31
4/23/2012 09:54:22 AM Fort Ward Tours in Honor of Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 19
4/10/2012 07:57:57 PM Local Historian Robert L. Madison and Journalist Michael Lee Pope to Receive 2012 Special Awards from Alexandria Historical Society, Wednesday April 25
4/5/2012 05:01:49 PM Volunteer Guides Wanted at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
4/4/2012 03:09:32 PM Bittersweet Wins Eighth Annual Great Rum Punch Challenge
3/28/2012 01:22:35 PM Civil War Balloon Corps Event
3/21/2012 11:19:31 AM Archaeological Commission Now Accepting Nominations for Brenman Award
3/21/2012 11:08:55 AM Alexandria Black History Museum Announces Spring Film Line-Up
3/2/2012 08:54:08 AM Explore Alexandria’s Firefighting History with Walking Tours This Spring
2/28/2012 04:45:47 PM Eighth Annual Great Rum Punch Challenge March 24 at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
2/27/2012 02:22:44 PM Alexandria Black History Museum Hosts House Storybook Activity March 10
2/10/2012 03:27:43 PM Virginia Historical Society Offering Free Workshop on New Slave Name Database
2/10/2012 03:17:22 PM Alexandria Archaeology Museum Hosting Free Lecture February 25
2/8/2012 02:55:27 PM Join George Washington at the Madeira Wine Tasting February 19
2/8/2012 09:54:51 AM Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp Now Enrolling
2/3/2012 02:06:06 PM Registration Now Open for The Lyceum’s History Camp for Kids
2/2/2012 03:30:29 PM Museum Open Houses for Washington Birthday Parade Day
1/31/2012 12:17:27 PM Miniatures Exhibition Opens February 9 at Alexandria Black History Museum
1/31/2012 11:14:23 AM Gadsby’s Tavern Museum to Host Birthnight Banquet and Ball February 18
1/26/2012 05:15:08 PM Trace Your Civil War Ancestor at Fort Ward Museum March 10
1/25/2012 12:52:38 PM Friendship Fire Hosts Annual Washington Parade Day Breakfast
1/23/2012 11:41:58 AM Swordsmen's Rendezvous at Gadsby's Tavern Museum in February & March
1/18/2012 03:19:49 PM Civil War Recruiting Day February 25 at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site
1/17/2012 01:42:03 PM “America’s Historic Kilns” Lecture at Alexandria Archaeology Museum January 28
1/14/2012 10:06:41 AM Char Bah to Present Genealogy Lectures for Black History Month
1/13/2012 08:47:55 AM Celebrate Black History Month with Paul Robeson at the Carlyle Club February 12
1/11/2012 10:28:16 AM Registration Now Open for Civil War Kids' Camp at Fort Ward
1/10/2012 02:51:07 PM Alexandria Archaeology Receives National Award for Excellence
1/9/2012 12:32:32 PM Explore the Wonders of 18th-Century Science at the Apothecary Museum
1/6/2012 04:38:33 PM Alexandria Black History Museum Announces Winter Line-Up of Free Films
1/6/2012 12:19:28 PM “Tavern Toddlers” at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Begins January 23
1/6/2012 09:25:00 AM Schoolchildren to Be Honored for Martin Luther King Posters January 16
12/29/2011 11:29:19 AM Quench Your Thirst for History at Historic Beer Dinner January 20
12/27/2011 04:44:54 PM Ladies’ Tea at Gadsby’s Tavern In January
12/20/2011 12:08:12 PM Civil War Ball to Be Held January 28 at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
12/1/2011 12:47:16 PM Handbell Ringers Perform at The Lyceum December 18
11/22/2011 03:46:22 PM Two Kwanzaa Events at Alexandria Black History Museum December 10
11/15/2011 04:02:47 PM Holiday Children’s Book Fair at The Lyceum December 3
11/15/2011 11:40:51 AM Holiday Season Fun at “Tavern Toddlers”
11/14/2011 08:25:20 AM Alexandria Archaeology Ornament-Decorating Workshop December 3
11/11/2011 10:55:24 AM Civil War Santa at Fort Ward Museum December 10
11/8/2011 09:35:53 AM Book Signing November 19 at History Center & Museum Store
11/1/2011 12:22:25 PM Veterans Day Program at Alexandria Black History Museum
10/31/2011 04:20:22 PM Swordsmen’s Rendezvous at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum November 12
10/6/2011 03:32:56 PM “Mousequerade” Ball for Kids at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum October 22
10/6/2011 12:04:02 PM 'Tea Around Town' Tasting Tour October 23
10/4/2011 03:53:12 PM Edgar Allan Poe Halloween Performances at The Lyceum October 30 & 31
9/27/2011 12:20:06 PM Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum Celebrates National Pharmacy Month in October
9/23/2011 01:42:33 PM Explore Alexandria’s Firefighting History with Walking Tour October 15
9/20/2011 05:25:07 PM Alexandria Archaeology Announces Events for Virginia Archaeology Month 2011
9/20/2011 04:41:17 PM Fort Ward Museum Hosts Artillery Day October 29
9/12/2011 01:10:45 PM Alexandria Names New Town Crier
8/31/2011 03:46:53 PM Smithsonian Museum Day Offers Free Admission to Three Historic Alexandria Museums on September 24
8/31/2011 01:12:59 PM Ladies’ Tea at Gadsby’s Tavern This Fall
8/30/2011 08:23:20 AM New Location for Alexandria Town Crier Tryouts
8/29/2011 12:02:57 PM Civil War Defenses of Washington Bus Tour October 1
8/29/2011 08:48:50 AM Genealogist Char Bah to Lecture September 24 at Alexandria Black History Museum
8/16/2011 11:10:58 AM Fall Session of “Tavern Toddlers” Begins After Labor Day
8/9/2011 01:51:01 PM Archaeologist to Lecture on Old Town Alexandria’s Historic Downspouts
8/8/2011 03:40:17 PM Alexandria Seeks New Town Crier
8/5/2011 09:02:12 AM Alexandria Black History Museum Offering “Movies with a Mission” This Fall
7/20/2011 02:21:16 PM Tavern Day at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum on August 6
7/14/2011 09:01:31 AM Eighteenth-Century Dance Classes at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Begin July 28
7/8/2011 03:45:51 PM Apothecary Museum Offering Discount to Harry Potter Moviegoers
6/29/2011 02:40:11 PM Friendship Firehouse Festival Celebrates 237th Birthday of Historic Fire Company
6/10/2011 12:14:32 PM In Black and White Exhibition Opens June 16
6/10/2011 08:50:17 AM Fort Ward Civil War Camp Day August 13
5/27/2011 08:04:18 AM Gadsby’s Tavern and Apothecary Museums Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and Their Families This Summer
5/24/2011 11:18:41 AM Explore Civil War Alexandria with Free iPhone App
5/23/2011 04:03:37 PM Free Father’s Day Tours at Gadsby’s Tavern, Apothecary & Friendship Firehouse Museums on June 19
5/21/2011 09:43:29 AM Civil War Sharpshooters at Fort Ward Museum June 25
5/11/2011 12:39:26 PM Quench Your Thirst for History at Historic Beer Dinner May 27
5/10/2011 11:44:49 AM Genealogist Char Bah to Lecture June 11 at Alexandria Black History Museum
4/27/2011 01:15:37 PM Alexandria Black History Museum Offering “Movies with a Mission”
4/25/2011 10:44:33 AM Free Mother’s Day Tours at Gadsby’s Tavern & Apothecary Museums
4/19/2011 02:13:42 PM Alexandria Kicks Off Civil War Commemoration May 21
4/19/2011 09:50:05 AM “The Grapes of Wrath” Bus Tour Cancelled
4/12/2011 11:19:32 AM Ice in Historic Ice Well Completely Melted
4/6/2011 10:15:19 AM Family Tour Days at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Begin in May
4/4/2011 02:33:58 PM Fort Ward Museum Hosts New Civil War Spotlight Talks
3/31/2011 09:20:18 AM Commemorative Wares Exhibition at The Lyceum Extended through July
3/29/2011 11:04:14 AM Alexandria Archaeological Commission Seeks Nominations for Brenman Award
3/28/2011 02:32:53 PM Dogfish Head Wins Seventh Annual Great Rum Punch Challenge
3/22/2011 11:56:24 AM Grapes of Wrath Tour of Civil War History and Vineyard
3/10/2011 04:04:49 PM Wonders of Science Demonstrations at Apothecary Museum
2/14/2011 03:15:13 PM Ice Melt Contest to Benefit Historic Ice Well Preservation
2/11/2011 10:08:08 AM The Lyceum Now Registering for History Camp for Kids
2/10/2011 04:15:44 PM Trace Your Civil War Ancestor at Fort Ward Museum March 12
2/9/2011 03:36:57 PM Friendship Veterans Host George Washington Parade Day Breakfast
2/8/2011 02:04:38 PM Free Parade Day Open Houses in Historic Alexandria
2/2/2011 01:24:57 PM Celebrate Black History Month in Alexandria
1/27/2011 01:49:06 PM Celebrate Black History Month with Paul Robeson at the Carlyle Club
1/26/2011 08:17:31 AM Alexandria Black History Museum Offering Free Movies with a Mission
1/25/2011 08:34:14 AM Swordsmen’s Rendezvous at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
1/24/2011 02:00:40 PM Alexandria Black History Museum Hosts “Play Date with Pride”
1/24/2011 01:47:44 PM Recruiting Day at Fort Ward Museum February 5
1/20/2011 08:45:05 AM Genealogist Char Bah to Lecture at Alexandria Black History Museum
1/17/2011 10:16:49 AM Fort Ward Museum Now Accepting Applications for Civil War Kids’ Camp
1/14/2011 12:47:03 PM On Presidents Day, Meet Woodrow Wilson at The Lyceum
1/13/2011 02:04:25 PM Black History Month Program at Fort Ward Explores Local African American Civil War Experience
1/12/2011 03:06:30 PM Gadsby's Tavern Museum Now Accepting Junior Docent Applications
1/10/2011 03:26:16 PM Alexandria Schoolchildren Honor Dr. King’s Legacy with Poster Contest
12/15/2010 03:52:44 PM New Decorative Plate Captures Alexandria History

Office of Historic Alexandria 

Administration Offices

Lloyd House
220 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4554
Fax: 703.838.6451
Email

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.