Alexandria is a city in , just outside of Washington, D.C, in the . First surveyed in 1749, Alexandria claims some of the richest history in the D.C. metropolitan area.

Landmarks in the Area

Military facility
The United States Naval Research Laboratory is the corporate research laboratory for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. is situated 2 miles northeast of Alexandria. Photo: Tim1965, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a Masonic building and memorial located… is situated 1 mile west of Alexandria. Photo: Jovianeye, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
Braddock Road is an island-platformed station in , , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The Franklin and Armfield Office, which houses the Freedom House Museum, is a historic commercial building at 1315 Duke Street in . Photo: Dmadeo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Glassmanor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, , United States. is situated 3 miles east of Alexandria.

National Harbor is a census-designated place in Prince George's County, , United States, located along the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just south of . is situated 2½ miles southeast of Alexandria. Photo: Juxtapos99, Public domain.

The Alexandria Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District in . Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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