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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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New Decorative Plate Captures Alexandria History

Fine Porcelain Collector’s Plate on Sale at Historic Alexandria Museum Stores

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Want something special that captures Alexandria’s rich heritage? A new collector’s plate from the Office of Historic Alexandria may be just what you had in mind.

This fine porcelain plate showcases Alexandria’s past with depictions of 17 historic sites and elements, following the seaport city’s history from Colonial times to the Civil War to the Civil Rights era. Measuring 8 inches in diameter and highlighted by two rings of gold trim, this collectible plate comes in a gift box with a card describing each illustration, including historic Gadsby’s Tavern, Christ Church, Fort Ward Gate, Carlyle House, The Lyceum, Market Square and a dozen more.

The Historic Alexandria Plate, commissioned by the Office of Historic Alexandria, was designed in the Shenandoah Valley by LDA Creations, Inc. Plates come with black-and-white design for $39.95 or color design for $69.95. These beautiful plates can be purchased at Historic Alexandria museum shops, including Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 North Royal Street, and the History Center and Museum Store, 101 North Union Street in the Torpedo Factory arcade.

For more information, please contact Gadsby’s Tavern Museum at 703.746.4242.

Historic Alexandria Decorative Plate 


 

Office of Historic Alexandria 

Administration Offices

Lloyd House
220 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4554
Fax: 703.838.6451
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Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.