Monthly Archives: December 2020

Summary of Three Alexandria Gazette Articles in December 2020

When an elder leave this world, he takes his history library with him. Mr. James E. Henson died on December 13, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia. He shared his knowledge that he gained from his elders with others. I was one … Continue reading

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“Getting Ready to Cast My Vote – Cassie Reddick Whitmore”

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “Getting Ready to Cast My Vote – Cassie Reddick Whitmore”– dated December 9, 2020. Gale Arlene Brooks Ogden is her family’s historian. She played a major role in providing information … Continue reading

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They Served Their Country – Davis and Shanklin Families

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “They Served Their Country – Davis and Shanklin Families”– dated November 26, 2020. Sammy Shanklin shared the stories of his family military careers. Sammy’s family came to Alexandria prior to … Continue reading

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