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“Preserving Alexandria’s Maritime Heritage” Exhibit Opening
October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
105 North Union Street, #327
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Sponsored by: Alexandria Archaeology
Recent development of Alexandria’s waterfront has led to significant discoveries by archaeologists, including the remains of four historic ships. Follow the story of the city’s maritime heritage from excavation to preservation. View a 3D model of one of the historic vessels and find out how archaeologists are answering questions about the age and use of the ships, and what role they may have played in Alexandria’s 18th and 19th century economies.