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This summer, explore Mount Vernon’s unexpected experiences

This is sponsored content. When you consider that George Washington’s Mount Vernon is home to one of the country’s most famous residences, it might sound...

Home profile: Historic transformations

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] D.J. and Nels Nordquist’s Duke Street home has seen a lot over the years, from renovations and transformations to historical figures...

Your Views: Is George Washington next?

To the editor: A trip to Winchester, Virginia will illustrate the difference between that city and Alexandria. Winchester has chosen to embrace its Civil...

Your Views: AHS must do the right thing

To the editor: I am a neighbor of River Farm, one of George Washington’s farms purchased more than 260 years ago and currently owned by...

Alexandria Celebrates Women: A tale of four sisters

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Try to imagine being captured from an overloaded boat on open water and sold to a notorious Alexandria slave...

Home Profile: Old Town home brings George Washington’s history to life

Allison Hageman | [email protected] When Tom Byrne’s son was a child, he wrote a letter to the City of Alexandria asking them to restore the...

River Farm goes up for sale

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The American Horticultural Society announced this month that it is putting River Farm up for sale on the open real...

Your Views: We must save River Farm

To the editor: Last Friday I was horrified to learn that the board of directors of the American Horticultural Society decided to put River Farm,...

Your Views: Yes, Old Town is for everyone

To the editor: In reply to Nathan Macek's letter in the Feb. 6 Alexandria Times, “Old Town is for everyone,” I would like to point...

George Washington Birthday Parade returns

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Celebrate Presidents Day at the George Washington Birthday Parade on Monday. The annual parade is held on the third Monday...