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Out of the Attic: Alexandria reflects, rejoices on Juneteenth

By the Office of Historic Alexandria On June 19, we celebrate Juneteenth – June + 19th – commemorating the end of slavery in the United...

The fight to preserve Douglass Cemetery

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] When Michael Johnson’s mother told him that several of his relatives were buried in a nearby cemetery, he didn’t believe her...