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Tobacco to Tourism: Celebrating Alexandria's Scottish Heritage

June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

Arts and Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Location: East Hall, along North Wall

This exhibition traces the Scottish heritage of the city of Alexandria, Virginia, from its founding in the 18th century -- by a group that included several Scottish tobacco traders -- to today as a major regional transportation center. Alexandria continues to preserve and celebrate its history and Scottish heritage. Presented by the City of Alexandria. This exhibition complements the 2003 Folklife Festival.