Your membership in and donations to Friends of Alexandria Archaeology result in great things!

 

Support for special projects

  • Conservation of special objects, such as this 19th century pitcher
Alexandria Archaeology Museum Collection, excavated from the 400 block of King Street, north side. Site 44AX93 GB-3, 67.978. Photo by Gavin Ashworth, Courtesy Ceramics in America

Alexandria Archaeology Museum Collection, excavated from the 400 block of King Street, north side. Site 44AX93 GB-3, 67.978. Photo by Gavin Ashworth, Courtesy Ceramics in America

 

  • Conservation of the Gladwin Record at the Library of Virginia, the only known record of formerly enslaved African Americans buried at Freedmen's Cemetery
"Gladwin Record": Arlington County (Va.) Book of Records Containing the Marriages and Deaths That Have Occurred Within the Official Jurisdiction of Rev. A. Gladwin. The Library of Virginia.

"Gladwin Record": Arlington County (Va.) Book of Records Containing the Marriages and Deaths That Have Occurred Within the Official Jurisdiction of Rev. A. Gladwin. The Library of Virginia.

 

  • Electronic scans of the diary of Julia Wilbur, an abolitionist from New York who left a day-to-day account of Alexandria during the Civil War