Explore Alexandria’s Hidden Histories

Discover fascinating life stories of influential Alexandrians buried in local cemeteries. Our database includes mini-biographies from over 200 gravesites.

Choose a cemetery below or use the dropdown menu to uncover the city’s rich history:

The Old Presbyterian Meeting House Burial Ground (ca. 1761)

Christ Church Burial Ground in Old Town (ca. 1771)

Alexandria National Cemetery (1862)

Bethel Cemetery (1885)

Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery (1808)

Penny Hill (1796)

The Presbyterian Cemetery & Columbarium (1809)

St. Paul’s Cemetery (1809)

Methodist Protestant Cemetery (1829)

Washington Street United Methodist Cemetery (Union Cemetery) (1860)

Trinity United Methodist Cemetery (1808)

Ivy Hill Cemetery (1856)

St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery (1795)

For more in-depth stories, visit our [blog].

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