Exhibit Opening: The Journey to be Free – Self-Emancipation and Alexandria’s Contraband Heritage

  • Oct 15, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-4356
  • to
  • Times:
  • From: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Price:
  • $3
  • Details

    An exhibition highlighting the history of Alexandria’s contraband population (escaped slaves) during the Civil War. This 2014 returns in honor of the 5th anniversary of Alexandria’s Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery and Memorial dedication The exhibition runs through the end of December 2019. 

     

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Exhibit Opening: The Journey to be Free – Self-Emancipation and Alexandria’s Contraband Heritage