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Explore The African American Heritage Memorial Park In Carlyle District

The African American Heritage Memorial Park comprises eight acres between Holland Lane and Hooff’s Run south of Duke Street, including the one-acre 19th century Baptist Cemetery where 21 individuals are buried.

African American Heritage Park

Opened in 1995 as a satellite of the Alexandria Black History Resource Center, the park was designed to co-exist with the original landscape of the cemetery and preserves the interesting and varied plant life on this site. The memorial sculptures at the park were created by Jerome Meadows, a Washington D.C. sculptor specializing in public art.

The focal point of the park is a sculpture group of bronze trees called “Truths That Rise From the Roots– Remembered.” This sculpture acknowledges the contribution of African Americans to the growth of Alexandria. There are also other sculptures throughout the park that commemorate historic African American neighborhoods and the individuals buried in the cemetery.

There’s a book stand in the park that contains a visitor guide identifying the names of African American citizens and sites etched on the sculptors.

The is located at 500 Holland Lane and is surrounded by a perimeter walk-through wetlands area that provides a home for mallards, painted turtles, beavers, and crayfish.

Properties in Carlyle District

309 Holland Ln #326

309 Holland Ln #326 - 2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,463 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 09/10/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $679,000

Last Updated: 10/26/2020

309 Holland Ln #329

309 Holland Ln #329 - 1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 753 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 09/08/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $424,000

Last Updated: 10/24/2020

309 Holland Ln #116

309 Holland Ln #116 - 2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,044 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 09/05/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $570,000

Last Updated: 10/24/2020

2121 Jamieson Ave #2110

2121 Jamieson Ave #2110 - 1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 751 sq.ft.

Subdivision: Carlyle Towers

Added: 10/20/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $425,000

Last Updated: 10/21/2020

309 Holland Ln #215

309 Holland Ln #215 - 2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,461 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 08/01/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $685,000

Last Updated: 10/20/2020

2050 Jamieson Ave #1407

2050 Jamieson Ave #1407 - 2 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 1,084 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Jamieson

Added: 09/13/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $560,000

Last Updated: 10/17/2020

309 Holland Ln #203

309 Holland Ln #203 - 1 beds, 1 full baths

Home size: 677 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 10/09/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $410,000

Last Updated: 10/15/2020

1130 Duke St

1130 Duke St - 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths

Home size: 2,315 sq.ft.

Subdivision: Old Town Village

Added: 08/23/20

Property Type: End of Row/Townhouse for Sale

Price: $959,000

Last Updated: 10/12/2020

2151 Jamieson Ave #905

2151 Jamieson Ave #905 - 2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,147 sq.ft.

Subdivision: Carlyle Towers Condominium

Added: 09/02/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $599,999

Last Updated: 10/11/2020

309 Holland Ln #213

309 Holland Ln #213 - 2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 983 sq.ft.

Subdivision: The Royalton

Added: 10/09/20

Property Type: Unit/Flat for Sale

Price: $550,000

Last Updated: 10/09/2020

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