Announcing “The Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom Book Pre Orders

Now Available –Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom

First, I want to thank all of the descendants for giving me the opportunity to research and connect their family to the Freedmen’s Cemetery. I truly feel that their ancestors have made me a part of their family.

The book is now available through Amazon at

Also the book is available through the Alexandria Black History Museum (ABHM) in Alexandria, VA. I will be launching my book signing at ABHM on February 9, 2019. If you live in the area, you might want to buy the book in Alexandria from ABHM. Some of the proceeds will go to the Alexandria Black History Museum.

City of Alexandria, Virginia Public Hearing on Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery

Memorandum-VDHR-Richmond/Register Program
To: Alexandria Gazette
Attn: Andrea Smith/ Phone: 703-778-9411

From: Marc Wagner, Designation Programs Manager,
Virginia Department of Historic Resources, (804-482-6099)

Date: April 27th, 2012

Subject: Notice of Public Hearing for Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery, City of Alexandria

Please run the following notice in your Meetings section of Legal Notices:
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources will hold a Public Information Hearing to discuss the proposed Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery nomination to the state and national registers, in City of Alexandria, VA. The Public Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Lloyd House, 220 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Public comment regarding the proposal will be taken at the time of the hearing or can be sent to: Director Kathleen Kilpatrick, VA Department of Historic Resources, 2801 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221. This proposal has been recommended eligible for the Virginia Landmarks and National
Register. Proposals will be presented to the State Review Board and the Historic Resources Board on June 21, 2012 in Richmond, VA. For a copy of the proposal and/or a boundary map, contact Marc Wagner, VA Department of Historic Resources, 804-482-6099 or
Please address the bill for this notice to Tiffany Cunningham, accounts payable, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Administration Office, 10 Courthouse Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803. Phone: 804-862-6193/ Email: / FAX: 804-862-6196.
Please send a confirmation of receipt of this memo and a price quote to Marc Wagner by FAX (804-367-2391), or by email:

Please send a certificate of publication or affidavit of publication to Tiffany Cunningham, Procurement Officer, VDHR Administrative Services, 10 Courthouse Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803.

Thank you.

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