Alexandria's Fort Ward

Susan Cumbey, director of the Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, located in Alexandria, Virginia, toured the site and talked about its… read more

Susan Cumbey, director of the Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, located in Alexandria, Virginia, toured the site and talked about its history. Fort Ward was a Union fort built to protect the city of Washington, DC from Confederate forces in the American Civil War.

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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Alexandria's Fort Ward

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Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2013

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  • Mar 16, 2013 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2013 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2013 | 5:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2013 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2013 | 7:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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