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Fireworks light up the sky July 11 as musicians from the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra play Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” to celebrate the 266th birthday of the City of Alexandria at Oronoco Bay Park. Award-winning photo by John Bordner.

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Alexandria: City Celebrates 266th Birthday

ASO, fireworks highlight festivities.

The City of Alexandria celebrated its 266th birthday July 11 as more than 15,000 people enjoyed food, music and fireworks at Oronoco Bay Park.


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