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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26O4_submarine-screw-propeller-a-war-memorial_Alexandria-VA.html
Gato Class WWII Fleet Submarine Conducted nine war patrols in the Pacific. Awarded four Battle Stars Commissioned March 17, 1943 De-commissioned April 1, 1960
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26N3_franklin-p-backus-courthouse_Alexandria-VA.html
University of Virginia, LLB 1936 Admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals 1936 United States Naval Reserve Officer, World War II 1942-1946 Mayor and Member of City Council of City of Alexandria 1949-1952 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26MY_home-of-george-gilpin-1740-1813_Alexandria-VA.html
Home of George Gilpin 1740-1813 Member, Fairfax Committee of Safety Colonel, Virginia Regiment Fairfax Militia, Served with General George Washington in New Jersey campaign and Battle of Germantown Surveyor of the Town of Alexandria 1798 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26M2_living-history_Alexandria-VA.html
Discover the spirit of Alexandria that has been making history for well over two centuries Founded in 1749, Alexandria was the center of commercial and political activity for early patriots such as George Washington as the seeds of the American…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LQ_visiting-old-town_Alexandria-VA.html
Welcome to Old Town Alexandria! Experience historical charm with contemporary flair from the river to the rails Plan Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House Knowledgeable staff help you create a perfect plan for your visit. Purchase attr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LB_timberman-brothers_Alexandria-VA.html
At the turn of the 20th century, Alexandria was home to at least a dozen pharmacies, two of them associated with the name Timberman. Charles Parke Custis Timberman and other brother John Elmer Winfield Timberman were born near Pohick Church in 187…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JF_electric-railway_Alexandria-VA.html
Alexandria's electric streetcar system, the Washington, Alexandria & Mount Vernon Railway, was established in 1892 between Alexandria and Mount Vernon. In 1896, the line extended into Washington, crossing the Long Bridge where the 14th Street Brid…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JD_barrett-library-black-history-museum_Alexandria-VA.html
The Alexandria Library's Kate Waller Barrett Branch (2 blocks north, 1 block east) and the Alexandria Black History Museum (6 blocks north) have an unusual shared history. The library building was constructed in 1938 and named for Dr. Kate Waller …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JB_col-john-fitzgerald_Alexandria-VA.html
Here stood the home of Col. John Fitzgerald favorite aide-de-camp and bosom friend of Washington Erected by Col. John Fitzgerald Chapter New Jersey Catholic Historical Society
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JA_the-ramsay-house_Alexandria-VA.html
Oldest house in Alexandria owned by William Ramsay, a Founder, Trustee, and the first Mayor of Alexandria in 1749. Later occupied by his son Dennis Ramsay and his descendants. INterest in preserving the house was initiated by Edward C. Van Devante…
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