Historical Significance The Frontier Culture Museum is a living history museum focusing on the lives of early American immigrants and the influence of their heritage on the American experience. Dating from the early 17th to the early 19th century,…

Historical Significance Carlyle House was built in 1752 by planter and merchant John Carlyle, one of the largest slaveholders in northern Virginia. A justice of the peace and original town trustee of Alexandria, Carlyle both imported slaves and…

Historical Significance In August 1939 - more than 20 years before the sit-in at a Greensboro, N.C., lunch counter thrust the Civil Rights movement into the spotlight - five young black men held a sit-in at the whites-only public library at 717…