Located just 5 miles away from the center of Washington, D.C, .  The City of Alexandria Virginia can boast truthfully about its support for seven museums including the Alexandria African American Heritage Park and the

Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-4356

Review the Alexandria Virginia Black History Site Guide

Today’s Alexandria is made up of four distinct neighborhoods : Old Town, Del Rey, West End and Carlyle.  Free blacks started hooking up  in Alexandria between 1790 and 1810.