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Alexandria Academy

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c. 1785. 1996–1997, restoration, C. Richard Bierce. 300 block S. Washington St., at the rear (near corner of Wolfe St.). Open by appointment

Public education in Alexandria began in this small, unpretentious three-bay brick I-house form. George Washington contributed to the subscription campaign. The restoration emphasizes early construction techniques.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Alexandria Academy", [Alexandria, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-AL27.

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