02/09/2002 - Alexandria, VA -Virginia Shipbuilding Co. Remnants, etc.
My fiancee (now wife) and I set out to explore some of the Jones Point waterfront area in Alexandria, VA. What we found was really neat. Remnants of the long gone Virginia Shipbuilding Co. facility along the watefront, the Jones Point lighthouse and some businesses that are currently served by rail. The Shipbuilding Co. was built in 1917 to serve the WWI war effort. More info is available at the links below.
The city of Alexandria's Alexandria Archaeology Museum has a great website on the archaeology and history of the Shipbuilding Company site as well as many other sites in the area:
Map of the area
Archaeology of the Virginia Shipbuilding Co. site
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