Fort Belvoir (Fort Humphreys) – Alexandria VA

Originally called Fort Humphreys, this Army post was established during World War I. The name was changed to Fort Belvoir in 1935. “Title I of the Work Relief and Public Works Appropriation Act gave $13,942,572 in WPA funds and $52,283,400… read more

Mount Vernon Memorial Highway and George Washington Memorial Parkway – Alexandria VA

Today, the stretch called Mount Vernon Memorial Highway is located mainly in Alexandria, VA, but connects there to the stretch now called the George Washington Memorial Parkway which runs along the Potomac River mainly on the Virginia side. Though the… read more