A relaxed hub of activity.
A brief round-trip flight awarded the Wright brothers the world's first military airplane contract!
Jim Morrison of The Doors graduated from Alexandria's George Washington High School!
Once a WWII munitions factory, the Torpedo Factory Art Center can boast over 160 artists & 2,000 students!
Alexandria, Virginia's George Washington Masonic Memorial took ten years to build!
Almost 10,000 veterans live in Alexandria.
Alexandria, VA has four sister cities — Dundee, Scotland; Helsingborg, Sweden; Gyumri, Armenia; and Caen, France!