Monthly Archives: January 2015

James E Piper

The life of Mr. Piper and his losses during the Civil War interested me to the point, I had to tell his story. James E. Piper (Ramsay) and his brother, William Henry Piper (Ramsay) were freed people of colored prior … Continue reading

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Reverend George W. Parker

In celebration of the end of the Civil War, this first blog will be on Reverend George W. Parker. He was the first documented pastor of “Third Baptist Church” in Alexandria, Virginia. Reverend George (Geo) W. Parker had many careers … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 years end of the Civil War

  For 2015, I will be doing a series of articles in celebration of the end of the Civil War. Alexandria African Americans contributed a lot to the growth and history of Alexandria, VA. The forgotten historical contributions of many … Continue reading

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