Tag: Civil war

Home Profile: Breathing life into senior living

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] In a bright one-bedroom apartment with an open floorplan on the upper levels of Goodwin House, Mark Raabe exemplifies that...

Potomack Company to auction Thomas Jefferson letter

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Potomack Company will auction off a nearly 220 year-old-letter from then-President Thomas Jefferson to John Dickinson at its Feb....

Letter to the Editor: Join us in opposing white nationalism

To the editor: I am an Alexandrian who opposes white nationalism. As such, I protest with Christ Church and Grassroots Alexandria on the second and...

Letter to the Editor: A protest statue for the ages

To the editor: Leave Alexandria’s “protest statue” – also known as “The Appomattox” — alone. Its dramatic art is ideal for current and future protests. Its...

Letter to the editor: Lights at T.C. Williams an unacceptable breach...

I am a homeowner in the Seminary Community, which is directly adjacent to T.C. Williams High School and athletic field.  As a matter of...

Remembering slavery in a city built on bondage

As Alexandria continues to explore and tout its rich Civil War history during the sesquicentennial, historians say the role of free blacks, slaves and...