Alexandria Academy

Alexandria Academy


Alexandria, Virginia (VA), US
On December 17, 1785, George Washington endowed a school here in the recently established Alexandria Academy "for the purpose of educating orphan children". A young Robert E. Lee attended another school in the Academy from 1818 to 1823.
On December 17, 1785, George Washington endowed a school here in the recently established Alexandria Academy "for the purpose of educating orphan children". A young Robert E. Lee attended another school in the Academy from 1818 to 1823.
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Links: www.dhr.virginia.gov
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