Old Presbyterian Meeting House The Presbyterian Cemetery

“Mr. President”: The Historic Address at Wise’s Tavern and Its Role in Shaping American Etiquette

John Wise Sr., often called the “Tavern King of Alexandria,” was pivotal in shaping Alexandria’s social and cultural landscape during the late 18th century. His establishment, Wise’s Tavern, also known […]

The Presbyterian Cemetery

Robert W. Bell: a Tale of Resilience, Community Engagement, and Entrepreneurship in 19th Century Alexandria

Introduction The story of Robert W. Bell intertwines the threads of community involvement and entrepreneurial spirit in the 19th century. Born in 1809, Bell’s journey took him from the Isle […]

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