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Friendship Fire House Museum
107 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314
This firehouse museum honors the Friendship Fire Company, the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. It was foundedMore in 1774. The first floor houses an engine room with hand-drawn fire engines, leather water buckets and other original tools and equipment. There is a meeting room on the second floor furnished as it appeared in the late 19th century.
Office of Historic Alexandria
220 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314
The Office of Historic Alexandria oversees seven of Alexandria's historic sites: Alexandria Black History Museum,More Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Fort Ward Museum and Historic Park, Friendship Firehouse, Gadsby's Tavern, The Lyceum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum. It also helps organize events honoring the city's rich history.