Once again history and the arts connect for a wonderful social event with a cause here in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Come socialize and bid on art while preserving some of Alexandria's fragile historic artifacts. There is always something interesting to do in town and why not help benefit the city while having a good time. If you want to be part of Alexandria's future give me a call and see what we have to offer.Â
Date(s):Â 10/27/2011Â -Â 10/27/2011
Time:Â 6:30-9 p.m.
Location:Â Principle Gallery, 208 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Phone:Â (703) 746-4399
Admission:Â $10 donation
Join the Alexandria Archaeological CommissionÂ to raise funds to saveÂ a unique record bookÂ currentlyÂ deteriorating at the Virginia Library. Â The record book is on the list of endangered collections, and funds are needed to stabilize and rebind the book. Â It can then be brought to Alexandria for exhibition. Â This is the book that provides all the names, ages, dates and places of death for the more than 1700 people buried at the Freedmen's Cemetery on the 1000 block of S.Washington Street.