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  • John Marshall Library

    The John Marshall Library opened in a Rose Hill Shopping Center storefront in April 1963 and moved into its present location in February 1975. The building features a dramatic hi-tech design with clerestory windows. Murals decorate the walls in the children's area. The Libra...

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  • Martha Washington Library

    Martha Washington, one of the oldest branches in the library system, has been in its present location since 1969 and houses a collection of more than 81,000 items. Our collection has a wonderful assortment of fiction, mysteries, children's materials and a great reference sec...

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  • Kingstowne Library

    The Kingstowne Library opened in the Kingstowne/Alexandria area June 24, 2000. At 15,000 square feet, Kingstowne is the largest community-sized library in the County. The branch is conveniently located on the lower level of the Landsdowne Centre shopping center. The collecti...

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  • Mount Vernon District

    Mount Vernon is a special place to live, offering many amenities to its residents. However, newcomers may not be aware of all our county has to offer. Take a look at the New Resident's Guide to see a comprehensive list of resources and opportunities. Of course, getting aroun...

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  • Sherwood Regional Library

    The Sherwood Regional Library has been serving residents of the historic Mount Vernon District since 1971. The Library's collections and services reflect the diverse population in the branch's service area. A computer lab and a varied program of free, hands-on technology cou...

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  • City Of Alexandria

    Alexandria's History Alexandria is located on the west bank of the Potomac River, six miles below Washington, D.C. and nine miles north of Mount Vernon. Much of present-day Alexandria was included in a 6,000-acre land grant from Sir William Berkeley, Governor of Virgi...

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  • National Women's History Museum

    Vision The National Women's History Museum's vision is to build a world-class museum at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The National Women's History Museum currently raises awareness and honors women's diverse experiences and achievements through its dynamic online mus...

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  • The Art League

    About Us: "One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region." "By nurturing the artist, we enrich the community. The Art League develops the artist through education, exhibition, and a stimulating, supportive environment, while sharing the experience of the...

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  • Gadsby's Tavern Museum

    Mission Statement: Gadsby's Tavern Museum consists of two buildings, a (circa) 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel. The mission of the Museum is to teach the public about the history of the site, and to preserve the two historic structures. Supported by on-going research an...

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  • Alexandria Archaeology Museum

    Mission Statement:  The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is dedicated to preserving and studying Alexandria’s rich archaeological heritage and fostering within citizens and visitors a connection between the past and present while inspiring a sense of stewardship and...

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  • The Lyceum - Alexandria's History Museum

    Mission Statement : The Lyceum provides visitors with a unique historical experience through exhibitions, programs, special events, the sale of merchandise in The Lyceum Museum Shop and rental of the facility. As both a general community history museum and a historic site,...

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  • Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

    Mission Statement: The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, one of the oldest pharmacies in the nation, exists today to promote a greater understanding of historic public health issues, inspire people with the values of Quaker founder, Edward Stabler, and engage the visito...

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  • Friendship Firehouse Museum

    The Friendship Fire Company was established in 1774, as the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. The current firehouse was built in 1855, was substantially remodeled in 1871, and was restored by the City of Alexandria in 1992. In a town of mostly wooden buildings, ...

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  • Alexandria Seaport Center

    Although the Seaport Foundation focuses on serving at-risk youths, our programs reach out to all the elements of our community. Bringing the diverse elements of the community together in our programs is what makes the programs successful. Our programs include: -boatbuilding...

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  • Alexandria Chamber Of Commerce

    About Us: The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest and most effective chambers in the Greater Washington region, with 1000 business members who employ more than 49,000 people. Governed by a 33-member Board of Directors, the Alexandria Chamber is one of the...

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  • Edison High School

    Thomas Alva Edison once remarked, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work.” Edison has a tradition of seizing opportunities and working hard to help its students achieve excellence and pursue their dreams a...

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  • Little Theatre Of Alexandria

    History:         Founded in 1934, the Little Theatre of Alexandria began as a small play-reading group in Old Town Alexandria under the Presidency of Miss Mary Lindsey. Full productions ensued, and in 1939 the group bought a rickety...

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  • MetroStage

    History:     Founded in 1984 as American Showcase Theatre Company, Inc., MetroStage is the oldest professional theatre in Northern Virginia. From its inception until 1996, MetroStage operated out of a series of converted storefronts on Duke Street, unti...

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  • Alexandria Symphony Orchestra

    Mission:       The mission of the ASO is to provide quality, affordable and accessible music in the greater Metropolitan area of Northern Virginia through its highly respected, innovative, professional performances and programming. To foster a ...

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  • Saint Mary Catholic Church Of Alexandria

    St. Mary’s was established in 1795, and is the oldest Catholic parish in the Commonwealth of Virginia. To fund the church, Colonel John Fitzgerald, friend of George Washington and an early mayor of Alexandria, took up a collection. According to local tradition, Washing...

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  • Alexandria City Public Schools

    Mission Statement: Alexandria City Public Schools will provide the environment, resources, and commitment to ensure that each and every student succeeds - academically, emotionally, physically, and socially. Vision Statement: Alexandria City Public Schools will s...

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  • Charles E.Beatley Junior Central Library

    Mission Statement: The Alexandria Library is an educational, user-oriented service institution providing free public access to recorded knowledge and ideas. The Library maintains collections of general, regionally historical, and recreational reading, listening, and viewi...

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  • Collingwood Library and Museum on Americanism

    On October 20th 1976, without fanfare, a library and museum unique in America came into existence. It is an entity dedicated to providing information about our national heritage to the American Public. This facility is available to anyone who cares to learn of the heroic eff...

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  • The Lyceum: Alexandria's History Museum

    In 1839, a group of gentlemen calling themselves The Alexandria Lyceum joined with the Alexandria Library Company to build a grand hall to provide a place for lectures, scientific experiments and quiet reading. Eventually, the building itself became known as The Lyceum and,...

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  • Ramsay House Visitors Center

    About Us: In the heart of historic Alexandria's Old Town, the Ramsay House is named for one of Alexandria's most distinguished founders, William Ramsay, a Scottish merchant and esteemed friend of George Washington. Named for Scottish merchant and city founder William Ramsa...

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  • Torpedo Factory Art Center

    Mission The Torpedo Factory Art Center's mission is to enhance public art appreciation and education by providing the opportunity to visit working art studios and artist cooperatives, and to take classes. The goals of the Torpedo Factory Art Center Board are:- To carry out ...

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  • Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site

    The Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site interprets American history of the 1860-1870 period, focusing on the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C., Fort Ward as a military site, wartime Alexandria, and the experiences of Alexandrians during the Union occupation of the City. ...

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  • Rotary Club of Alexandria

    The official charter of the Rotary Club of Alexandria was awarded March 14, 1928, during the Rotary International presidency of Arthur H. Sapp of Huntington, Indiana, and under the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Warrenton, VA. William H. Surber, Charlottesville, VA, was d...

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  • Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall And Arts Center

    Just as an audience is captivated by the merging of unusual notes and off-beat percussion, visitors to the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be mesmerized by the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. The facility took center stage in...

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Alexandria, Virginia. Population for Alexandria from the last gathering is 128283. You can view Alexandria venues that host many Alexandria VA events every year.

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Alexandria Virginia has a latitude of 38.81840133666992 and a longitude of -77.06390380859375. View the full profile

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