FRIENDSHIP FIREHOUSE: FROM FIGHTING FIRE TO CITY MUSEUM
Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 N. Union St., 327
Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Who doesn’t LOVE their FRIENDLY neighborhood firefighter? Join us at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum and learn about Friendship Firehouse and the history of Alexandria’s first fire company founded in 1774. Our special guest will be Friendship Firehouse Museum Site Manager, Catherine Weinraub, who will be giving a special presentation at 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. See and handle vintage firefighting equipment and find out how you can help preserve two special pieces of Alexandria history.
This event is part of the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 2nd Thursday Art Night, from 6 -9 p.m., when the theme of the night will be “Love and Friendship.” All events are free and open to the public.
For more information about 2nd Thursday activities: http://torpedofactory.org/event/2nd-thursday-old-town-alexandria-2015-12-10-2017-02-09/
For more information about Friendship Firehouse Museum: www.alexandriava.gov/FriendshipFirehouse
City of Alexandria, Virginia
Office of Historic Alexandria/Alexandria Archaeology
105 North Union Street, #327
Alexandria, VA 22314