Information on daily calendar listings, museum hours, local history and much more is included in this e-newsletter, updated each week on this webpage or delivered to your in-box.To subscribe to this and other information from the City of Alexandria, create an e-news account and select your notifications of interest here.Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of the hull of a fifty-foot vessel on the Indigo Hotel construction site at 220 S. Scuttled sometime in the late eighteenth century, the ship served as the framework for part of the landfill process that extended the waterfront out to the deep channel of the Potomac River. Earlier finds at this site include the 1755 public warehouse.

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With more than 250 years of history and hospitality to its credit, Alexandria offers an array of historic and cultural attractions.

Alexandria's many historic homes, churches, businesses and museums allow residents and visitors alike to experience the hand of the past that makes our city the charming and historic town it is today.

Please make a generous donation to the Save Our Ship Conservation Fund.

Experience Mercy Street in Alexandria with ongoing events and exhibits as we await the exciting second season, starting January 22, 2017.

Visit City of Alexandria museums and historic sites and discover our past, present and future!

This week in Historic Alexandria, enjoy the many exhibits, public programs and special event activities offered by our city’s great museums and historic sites!

Mercy Street, the PBS drama , is inspired by true stories of Civil War Alexandria, Virginia.

Celebrate Virginia Cider Week (November 11-20) in Alexandria.

The Office of Historic Alexandria and the Caen Sister Cities Committee are planning a cider festival, a lecture, and cider week passport!

Learn more about Alexandria’s early connection to cider, the cider region in Caen France, and today’s growing Virginia cider industry.

Help us preserve two important fire-fighting vehicles on display at Friendship Firehouse Museum: The Rodgers Suction Engine, built in 1851, and the Prettyman Hose Carriage, built in Alexandria in 1858.