A Stark Reminder of Alexandria's Role in Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth, everyone! Today marks the first celebration of Juneteenth as a national holiday, and it's about...

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MAYBE NOT! SEE UPDATES: Maybe, This is King & Saint Asaph (Chipotle).

MYSTERY SOLVED! I WAS OFF BY A BLOCK! SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE ARTICLE FOR DEFINITIVE PROOF!

 

After the horse...

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1789 Letter to George Washington From Alexandria Mayor and His Reply

The year was 1789, and it was an eventful year. The first presidential election had just been held, and after a...

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ANSWERED: Where This Dead Horse is Lying in Alexandria, VA?

The caption written on the photo reads, "the only fatality." I believe that it is intended to be sarcastic to point...

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Can Anyone Help Me Find Out What Happened to These English Immigrants?

I'm not a genealogist. I can use Google better than most, but that's really about it. So when it comes to tracking...

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Sibling Rivalry on The High Seas of 19th-Century Alexandria and Boston

One hundred seventy-two years ago, Zachary Taylor was sworn in as president, the California gold rush was just...

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