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Twelve Alexandria residents are honored for their community commitment in the Living Legends project.

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Project Highlights Alexandria's Living Legends

Since Alexandria was founded in 1749 it has harbored Living Legends the likes of George Washington and his compatriots, Yankee and Confederate soliders of the Civil War, heroes of World War I and II, and the “Now Generation.” Until five years ago few of these legends were recognized, but then came Nina Tisara and her vision to start an Alexandria Living Legends program.


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