Tag: office of historic alexandria

Local historian William Seale dies at 80

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] William Seale, an Alexandria historian, author and resident, died Nov. 21 in Washington D.C. following a long illness. He was...

Alexandria fire carriage wins statewide artifact contest

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia Association of Museums stoked the flames of Alexandria’s history today when it awarded the Friendship Fire Company’s 19th-century...

Alexandria artifact in running for funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s firefighting history was reignited this week when the Virginia Association of Museums named the Friendship Fire Company’s 19th-century hose...

New council holds first legislative meeting

The new city council, which was sworn in on Jan. 2, gathered for its first legislative session of 2019 on Tuesday evening. It was also...

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...

Out of the Attic: Alexandria canal culvert

In 1840, work began on a canal to link the seaport of Alexandria to the larger Chesapeake and Ohio Canal at Georgetown and increased economic opportunities. Building...

Office of Historic Alexandria director retires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] J. Lance Mallamo, longtime director of the Office of Historic Alexandria, will retire Thursday after a decade as the city’s...