Let's Party Like It's 1838 and We Are Train Conductors

It's 1838, just after Christmas, the Potomac River was frozen solid, and William Coates sat down to pen a letter to...

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Collingwood Mansion (1859 - 2020) — Alexandria, Virginia

Until recently, Collingwood, one of the three Potomac River mansions occupied by the Snowden brothers, existed in...

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Launching of the Gunston Hall at Alexandria, Virginia

World War I brought shipbuilding to Alexandria, Virginia, in the form of the Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation. It...

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