On February 2, 1959, four African American seventh-graders enrolled at Stratford Junior High School, marking the beginning of the end of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s practice of public school segregation. Sixty years later, on February 4, the public is invited to join some of the original integrating students at a special tribute to this milestone […]
The free Jan. 20 event hosted by actor Christian Keyes includes local performers Joy Gardner, the Hoffman-Boston All Star Chorus and James Gibson.
Dr. Allison Finkelstein is the chair of the Arlington World War I Commemoration Task Force, which was created to lead the County’s efforts to recognize the 100th anniversary of the first World War.
Highlights the history of Fort C.F. Smith, which was built in 1863 as part of a circle of 68 forts constructed around Washington, D.C. to protect the city.
The County Board will hold a public hearing at its December 16, 2017 to consider establishing standards for requesting historic preservation overlay studies.
The County’s annual 9/11 wreath-laying ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at Courthouse Plaza.
The Army plans to use the entire former Navy Annex site, along Columbia Pike, to expand Arlington National Cemetery.
The Arlington Historical Society received StormwaterWise Landscape help from the County in dealing with Arlington’s oldest house and its damp foundation.
On April 6 at the American Legion War Memorial in Clarendon, Arlington County will mark 100 years to the day that the United States formally entered “The Great War.” Featured remarks by National Park Service chief historian emeritus Ed Bearss.
The Arlington County Board will consider a Use Permit requested by Arlington Public Schools for the renovation of the Stratford School building on Vacation Lane.