Tobacco to Tourism: Celebrating Alexandria's Scottish Heritage

June 20, 2003 – September 12, 2003

Arts and Industries Building
900 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20560

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.