Category Archives: Historic Alexandria

The DC Region’s Medical History


DC, Maryland, and Virginia have a number of museums that deal with the history of health, medicine, and drugs. Below are examples from each of the three jurisdictions: District of Columbia The building on 7th St. NW in the heart … Continue reading

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Hearthstones and Weekly Museum Visits


This post is dedicated to my friend and paralegal school classmate Mel, who has a couple blogs of her own. One of her blogs centers on 27 heart-shaped hearthstones with words printed on them; each day, she randomly chooses a … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Fabric


This month I’ve been writing about how museums engage with historical and contemporary efforts against inequality relating to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and class. These posts have taken longer than usual, as I tried to get my words exactly … Continue reading

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Ends and Beginnings


It is time for Weekly Museum Visits Part Two to come to an end. I am about to begin a second part-time job as a Museum Aide and Program Aide at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, Historic Alexandria History … Continue reading

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