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Alexandria City Historical Markers

Map of Virginia State Historical Marker Locations in the City of Alexandria

Alexandria City Historical Markers

Alexandria Churches
Site of First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation
On this site stood Beth El Hebrew Congregation's synagogue, the first structure built as a Jewish house of worship in the Washington metropolitan area... [click for more]

Alexandria Schools
Episcopal High School
Episcopal High School, on the hill to the southwest, was founded in 1839 as a boys' preparatory school, one of the first in the South; girls were admi... [click for more]

Fairfax Academy
On 17 Dec. 1785, George Washington endowed a school here in the recently established Alexandria Academy for the purpose of educating orphan children. ... [click for more]

Alexandria Historic Homes & Houses
Lee’s Boyhood Home
Robert E. Lee left this home that he loved so well to enter West Point. After Appomattox he returned and climbed the wall to see if the snowballs were... [click for more]

Lee-Fendall House
Light Horse Harry Lee, Revolutionary War officer, owned this land in 1784. The house was built in 1785 by Philip Fendall, a Lee relative. Renovated in... [click for more]

Alexandria General Interest
Fairfax Library Sit-In
On 21 Aug. 1939, five young African American men applied for library cards at the new Alexandria Library to protest its whites-only policy. After bein... [click for more]

Historic Alexandria
Fairfax was named for the family of John Alexander, a Virginia planter who in 1669 acquired the tract on which the town began. By 1732, the site was k... [click for more]

Virginia Theological Seminary--Founded 1823
Half mile to the southwest. The idea for such an institution was conceived by a group of Alexandria and Washington clergymen in 1818. Among those inte... [click for more]