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Mary and Emily Edmondson were enslaved at the Bruin Slave Jail at 1707 Duke Street. A bronze statue at the site commemorates their lives and fight for freedom.

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Landmarks of Legacy

Walking tour celebrates women's history.

Ann McCarthy Ramsay. Hannah Jackson. Vola Lawson. Many women have left their mark on the City of Alexandria, some leaving the legacy of their stories to be remembered in the names of our streets or in our architecture.


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