Signs of History (SM)

Alexandria


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Land was first patented here in 1657. In 1731 a warehouse was built on Hunting Creek, about which grew up the village of Belhaven. The town of Alexandria was established in 1749 and became one of the main colonial trading centers. It was part of the original District of Columbia but was returned to Virginia in 1847.
Historic Alexandria, Rte. 1, at s. entrance to city
Lee's Boyhood Home, 607 Oronoco St.
Virginia Theological Seminary, Rte. 7, w. of Quaker Lane
Episcopal High School, Rte. 7, w. of Quaker Lane
First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Site of, 206 North Washington St.
Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St.

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