Tag: eleanor breen

A walk through Black history: Updated African American Heritage Trail to...

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] On Saturday, the African American Heritage Trail Committee will gather at Founders Park for the unveiling of 11 new signs...

City launches new African American Heritage Trail

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] Earlier this month, the City of Alexandria released a new virtual history tour that details the significance of African Americans...

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...

Ship uncovered at Hotel Indigo secures second grant

By Michaela Gleeson | [email protected] The 18th-century ship found at the site of Hotel Indigo in 2015 has gotten the attention of the National Park Service. The NPS,...

City names permanent city archaeologist

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks has made acting city archaeologist Eleanor Breen's role permanent, the city announced Monday. Breen joined the city...

Archaeologists find remains of two historic ships at Robinson Landing site

Archaeologists under contract with Robinson Landing developer EYA have found the remains of two historic ships, the city announced in a news release Monday. Preliminary...

Historic remains found at Robinson Terminal South construction site

By James Cullum | [email protected] The burial remains of two people and a wooden coffin were discovered last week at Alexandria’s Robinson Terminal South construction project....