Category Archives: Cemetery

Celebrating Family Traditions on Memorial Day

Check out page 10 of the Alexandria Gazette Packet newspaper at http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2018/052318/Alexandria.pdf my article on “Celebrating Family Traditions on Memorial Day.

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Brenman Award Night

On October 22, I received the 2013 Alexandria, Virginia “Ben Brenman Archaeology Award”. The award was for my work on the Alexandria Freedmen Cemetery. The Mayor of Alexandria and the Alexandria City Council provided the awardees with their “Proclamation” and … Continue reading

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Winner of the 2013 “Ben Brenman Archaeology Award”

I am glad to share with you that I have been selected as one of the recipients of the 2013 Alexandria, Virginia “Ben Brenman Archaeology Awards”. This award is for my work on the Alexandria Freedmen Cemetery. I will be … Continue reading

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Searching for Descendants of the Alexandria Freedmen Cemetery

Over 1700 African Americans are buried at the “Alexandria Freedmen Cemetery” located at Church and Washington Street in Alexandria, VA. These African Americans were contraband of the Civil War. They fought, walked, and ran from their slave owners to areas … Continue reading

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