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Fete at the Fort

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Nicole Gibbons and Rose Marie Favors take an evening stroll around the museum.

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Doug Jimerson is accompanied by his wife Ellen on the dulcimer and Bob Clayton.

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Diane Bechtol and Fort Ward Museum assistant director Wally Owen.

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Phil and Nicole Gibbons and John and Rose Marie Favors.

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Bill Schreiner of the Friends of Fort Ward presents Mayor Bill Euille with the General John G. Barnard Defenses of Washington Preservation Award.

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Bill Schreiner of the Friends of Fort Ward, director of the Office of Historic Alexandria J. Lance Mallamo, director of Fort Ward Museum and Park Susan Cumby, Mayor Bill Euille, Vice Mayor Del Pepper and Alexandria City Manager Jim Hartmann.

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Marge Beatley talks with Fort Ward Museum assistant director Wally Owen. Both reminisced about former Mayor Chuck Beatley and his contributions to the city and particularly the establishing of Fort Ward as a museum and park.

Saturday evening the Friends of Fort Ward hosted a fete honoring the City of Alexandria for its past and present preservation at the museum and park on West Braddock Road. Entertainment was provided by Douglas Jimerson and the Civil War Comrades. Bill Schreiner of the Friends of Fort Ward presented the City of Alexandria with the General John G. Barnard Defenses of Washington Preservation Award. Mayor Bill Euille accepted the award on behalf of the City. For more information on activities at Fort Ward visit a href=http://www.fortward.org> www.fortward.org</a>