Portside in Old Town Fall Festival

Waterfront Park 1 King Street, Alexandria, VA, United States

Enjoy a day of live music, maritime history, nautical demonstrations and children’s activities on the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. Savor local food, beer and wine while experiencing boat building demonstrations from Alexandria Seaport Foundation Apprentices and knot tying from tall ship Providence. Explore Portside History from the Office of Historic Alexandria, highlighting the archaeological findings […]

“Preserving Alexandria’s Maritime Heritage” Exhibit Opening

Alexandria Archaeology 105 North Union Street, #327, Alexandria, VA, United States

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 […]