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Recreation | Events | Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | archeology | archaeology | Neighborhood Updates | Virginia
This weekend kicks off a series of waterfront events at Robinson Landing in Old Town Alexandria. Fun for the entire family, the events will be held on the promenade and pier, and include activities ranging from live music, fitness classes, a family festival and an archeology event in partnership with the City of Alexandria’s Office of Historic Alexandria. Check out the lineup of events below and click here for more details.
Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | archeology | archaeology | Virginia
The incredible archaeology finds discovered at Robinson Landing in Old Town Alexandria were recently featured on NBC News4. Greg Griffin, EYA Multifamily Construction Vice President, and Eleanor Breen, Alexandria City Archaeologist, joined News4's Megan McGrath on a walking tour of the site to share the story of the discoveries. These included three ship hulls, building foundations and nearly 150,000 artifacts such as coins and dishware dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Architecture | Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | EYA | archaeology
It was an unlikely setting for one of Alexandria’s most significant archeological discoveries: an enormous storage garage in the city’s West End, typically used to house unused school buses and emergency vehicles. Instead, nine giant pools filled half the industrial facility, each holding a unique piece of history.
Awards | EYA Company News | Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | EYA | archeology | archaeology
EYA and City of Alexandria Archaeology continue to receive national accolades for their work to preserve artifacts recovered at Robinson Landing on the Old Town waterfront.
Old Town Alexandria | Robinson Landing | archaeology
Steady progress continues at Robinson Landing where a team of archaeologists has successfully dismantled and removed a mid-18th century ship for future study.