Flags-in-the-Ground Event at Alexandria National Cemetery

Alexandria National Cemetery 1450 Wilkes Street, Alexandria, VA, United States

Join VFW Post 609 for the annual Flags-in-the-Ground event at Alexandria National Cemetery. The kickoff ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. This event invites the community to honor the more than 4,500 interred at the cemetery by placing an American flag at each grave. Among those buried are over 3,900 Union soldiers who lost their […]

Alexandria National Cemetery Memorial Day Tour

Alexandria National Cemetery 1450 Wilkes Street, Alexandria, VA, United States

Join our Alexandria National Cemetery Tour this Memorial Day and discover the untold stories of the fallen heroes buried in the second-oldest national cemetery in the federal system. Established in 1862, even before the renowned Arlington National Cemetery, Alexandria played a critical role as a hospital hub during the Civil War. On this one-hour walking […]

Alexandria Firefighting History Walking Tour

Alexandria Fire Station 201 317 Prince Street, Alexandria

Join us on the Alexandria Firefighting Tour to explore the history of valiant firefighting in Alexandria, Virginia. This engaging tour highlights the city's firefighting legacy, where you'll discover the origins, significant events, and brave deeds that have shaped Alexandria’s firefighting past. We will stop by two historic fire stations—without touring their interiors—to gain insights into […]

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