"Lost Alexandria"

Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 North Union Street, #327

In celebration of Preservation Month, the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA) and Alexandria Archaeology Museum are hosting a free Java Jolt lecture. Jay Roberts will discuss his new book, Lost Alexandria: An Illustrated History of Sixteen Destroyed Homes in and Around Alexandria, Virginia. Learn about the houses and their environs, as well as the owners and dwellers including Colonel William Fairfax, Benjamin Hallowell, Portia Lee Hodgson, and John “Jacky” Parke Curtis. A book signing will follow the lecture.

Free and open to the public. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Reservations are required. Email archaeology@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4399.