The Historic Alexandria Foundation

HAF Grant Recipients

Afro-American Historic Sites Survey (Office of Historic Alexandria)
Alexander Family Bible conservation
Alexandria Academy building restoration
Alexandria Archaeology
     funding for a digitized map of Alexandria
Alexandria City Archive Center
     conservation of historic building records
Alexandria Black History Resource Center (Office of Historic Alexandria)
     installation of a permanent exhibition
     installation of a new exhibition of period photographs
Alexandria Canal Tidelock historical marker
Alexandria Library Company
     bicentennial publication
     funding for purchase of a 1796 map of Alexandria and George Washington ledger
Alexandria Library
     database of historic architectural resources
Alexandria Seaport Foundation
     conservation of the Potomac River Ark
ALIVE House shelter restoration
Athenaeum (Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association)
     masonry repairs
     mechanical systems repairs
     restoration of fluting on columns
     new gutters and downspouts
     windows restorations
     matching grant for stucco restoration of Doric columns
     funding for the restoration of stucco on the Lee Street façade
Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee House Museum
     guidebook for the historic site
Campagna Center
     masonry repairs
Carlyle House Museum (Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority)
     conservation survey of the Bank of Alexandria building
     historic paint analysis of interior
City of Alexandria Planning Department
     “An Alexandria Builder’s Companion,” historic building styles and technologies for the purchase of hardware for the digital survey of the Old & Historic District
Del Ray Historic District Nomination
Episcopal High School
     conservation of composition ornament in Hoxton House (The Eliza Custis Law house, “Mount Washington”)
Friends of Historic Christ Church
     conservation study of 18th and 19th century tombstones
Friendship Fire House Museum (Office of Historic Alexandria)
     funding for restoration of historic 19th century fire-fighting machines
Gadby’s Tavern Museum (Office of Historic Alexandria)
     ceramics exhibition
     conservation of 18th c. mirror and fabrication of a reproduction for ballroom
     architectural investigation of the interior woodwork
     exhibit case for changing exhibits
     funding for stabilization of the ballroom floor
     dendrochronology to establish age of both buildings
Garden Club of Alexandria
     Lloyd House garden archeology
Greater Alexandria Preservation Alliance
     Historic Structure Report for GW Carver Nursery School
Hooff’s Run Bridge National Register Nomination (Office of Historic Alexandria)
Jones Point Lighthouse restoration
Lee-Fendall House Museum
     roof replacement
     window conservation
     historic structures report on exterior walls and paint analysis
     funding for AV equipment, educational and exhibition programs
     plaster repairs
     funding for structural repairs
     repairs to entrance porch
     restoration of the dining room
     archaeological excavation and redesign project for the garden
     rebuilding a chimney damaged by the earthquake
The Lyceum (Office of Historic Alexandria)
     Alexandria silver exhibition catalogue
Old Presbyterian Meeting House
     restoration of the grave marker of Sarah Fairfax Carlyle (1730-1761)
Northern Virginia Urban League
     funding for museum space at “Freedom House”
Preservation Alliance of Virginia – local affiliate training grant
Rosemont Historic District Nomination
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
     undercroft repairs
     building restoration project
     restoration of original trim at entrance doors
Seminary Hill Citizens Association
     survey of historic structures
Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary Shop Museum (Office of Historic Alexandria)
     conservation of paper records and herbs
     paint analysis of the interior and exterior of the museum
     conservation of gilded glass letters
     dendrochronology study to determine age of both buildings
     replication of the 1850’s show globes
     reproduction and installation of the historic ceiling medallion for the Apothecary retail shop
     restoration of églomisé panels
     conservation of museum artifacts
     restoration of photographs in museum collections

Carlyle HouseHAF president, Dr. Morgan Delaney with, grant recipient Gretchen Bulova, Director of the Gadsby's Tavern Museum at the annual spring Garden Party.
Friendship FirehousePrevious grant recipient, the Friendship Fire Company was the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. The current firehouse was built in 1855 and now houses historic firefighting equipment and exhibits.