Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Francine Bromberg visited the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and talked about several items in its collection, including a 13,000 year old… read more
Francine Bromberg visited the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and talked about several items in its collection, including a 13,000 year old Native American spear, and artifacts from a post-Civil War African-American community. She also talked about how the City’s archaeologists, volunteers and students work with residents and developers to study archaeological resources important to the community’s past.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Alexandria, Virginia, February 15-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Bromberg, Francine "Fran" Acting City Archaeologist Alexandria, VA
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