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Nicholas Trist: The Diplomat Who Shaped America’s Southwest Borders

Nicholas Trist is not a household name in American history, but his contributions as a diplomat during a crucial period in U.S. history are remarkable. Born on June 2, 1800, […]

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Dr. James Craik: George Washington’s Lifelong Friend and Physician | A Tale of Commitment and Friendship

In the rich tapestry of history, certain individuals stand out for their profound contributions and relationships. Dr. James Craik is one such individual whose life journey bridged oceans, wars, and […]

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Unsung Heroes of Preservation: Sarah Scott Tracy and Ann Pamela Cunningham: Safeguarding American Heritage During the Civil War Era

In the annals of history, there are figures whose contributions often go unnoticed, overshadowed by more prominent individuals or events. Sarah Scott Tracy and Ann Pamela Cunningham are two such […]

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Uncovering the Mystery: Does Phillip Richard Fendall Rest in Ivy Hill Cemetery? – Part 2

If you haven’t read the first installment of this series, see Part 1 [here]. Paving the Way: The Washington and Alexandria Turnpike In 1808, Alexandria set its sights on a […]

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Uncovering the Mystery: Does Phillip Richard Fendall Rest in Ivy Hill Cemetery? – Part 1

To read part 2 of this blog, click [here]. The Lee-Fendall House: Alexandria’s Historical Beacon Situated at 614 Oronoco Street in Alexandria, Virginia, the Lee-Fendall House is more than just […]

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