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Construction crews working onsite at Alexandria Contrabands and Freedmen's Cemetery Memorial, South Washington and Church streets. Crews are following archaeological cues so as not to disturb existent grave sites.

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Working To Create Fitting Memorial

Contrabands and Freedmen’s Cemetery Memorial on pace for Spring 2013 opening.

In Spring 2007, the City of Alexandria purchased a desolate and overgrown lot on the southern edge of town and promptly razed the site’s two buildings.


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