The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is a historical business in Alexandria, Va. There are many terrific tours to take in the Old Town section of the city, and the apothecary is a great option.
The City of Alexandria is deeply rooted in early American history. Throughout the Old Town section of Alexandria, many historical structures remain. When visiting the city and its landmarks, it is like stepping back in time.
Northern Virginia offers numerous ways to explore early American history. There are plenty of old homes, museums and other landmarks to tour across the several counties that make up the region of what is affectionately called "Nova".
The year had barely begun when a terrorist bombing took place outside of a church in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. According to preliminary date from the Ministry of Health the bombing killed 21 and left 43 wounded.
In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” the late Paul Newman plays an inmate who wins the hearts and respect of his fellow prisoners by going against authority. His unwavering opposition of power, however, ultimately leads to his untimely death by gunshot.
A team lead by French marine archaeologist Franck Goddio have found what may be the earliest reference to Jesus Christ. A bowl found in the the underwater ruins of Alexandria's ancient great harbor has wording that could have been about Christ.