Tag: alexandria archaeology

Uncovering buried history at Fort Ward Park

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Glenn Eugster’s first introduction to Fort Ward Park occurred at 5 a.m. when he awoke one morning in 2006 to shrill...

Mysterious lead cache found by waterfront

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Research for the Combined Sewer Overflow remediation project uncovered a mysterious cache of lead along the waterfront. Alexandria’s combined sewer system...

EYA, Alexandria Archeology win national award

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Partners for Livable Communities, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit, presented the City of Alexandria Archaeology and developer EYA, LLC with the...

Paving the way for Robinson Landing

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] After archaeologists found a centuries-old ship during Hotel Indigo’s construction in 2015, many suspected they might find historic artifacts at...

Archaeology Update: Washington’s former townhome featured by C-SPAN

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The house George Washington and his family built at 123 S. Pitt St. continues to deliver timeless treasures and draw...

Archaeologists excavate remnants of Pioneer Mills

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The site of Robinson Terminal South, where the eastern edge of Duke Street meets the waterfront, is teeming with activity. Many of...