Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Thursday, July 24  •  77°Cloudy Air Quality: Green
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 80° Low 64°
Few ShowersAir Quality: Green
Fri: High 86° Low 67°
SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
Sat: High 91° Low 72°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Yellow
Sun: High 91° Low 71°
Scattered Thunderstorms
Mon: High 88° Low 64°
Scattered Thunderstorms
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Recreation
Share Share RSS RSS Print Print Text Size Text Size NormalText Size LargeText Size Extra Large
Page updated May 24, 2011 1:13 PM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2011

Tall Ship Gloria to Visit City of Alexandria on Tuesday, May 24 through Wednesday, 25

The tall ship Gloria will visit the City of Alexandria from Tuesday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 25. The vessel, first anchored off the City Marina, will offer free public tours on Tuesday, May 24 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and on Wednesday, May 25 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Robinson Terminal South, located at 2 Duke St.

Gloria is the official flagship and sail-training ship of the Colombian Navy, and her home port is Cartagena. Built in 1968 as a sail-training ship in the Celeya shipyard in Spain, the Gloria is over 56 meters (257ft) long - one of the biggest tall ships still afloat.

For additional information, call the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities at 703.746.4343.

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
E-Mail

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500