Ivy Hill Cemetery

Uncovering the Mystery: Does Philip 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 […]

Christ Church Cemetery

Dr. James Carson, a War of 1812 Veteran recently honored for his service!

Dr. James Carson, buried in Christ Church Cemetery (1773 – September 9, 1855), was a War of 1812 Veteran recently honored for his service by National Society United States Daughters […]

Contrabands and Freedmens Cemetery

The Contrabands and Freemans Cemetery: a Historic Burial Ground for Freedmen and Fugitive Slaves in Alexandria, Va

Situated at 1001 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, The Contrabands and Freemans Cemetery was founded in 1864 as a resting place for liberated individuals and escaped slaves who sought […]

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