Alexandria Gazette

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The Alexandria Gazette was a succession of newspapers based in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The newspaper offers an important source of information for events in Alexandria, particularly in the nineteenth century.

The newspaper was established on February 5, 1784 by George Richard & Company as the Virginia Journal. The Alexandria Gazette building was located at 317 King Street.

A successor to the earlier iterations ran as a daily newspaper from 1834 to 1974.[1] Its first publisher was Edgar Snowden.[1] During the first halfof the 20th century U.S. Representative Charles Creighton Carlin and his son Charles Creighton Carlin Jr. edited the paper.


  1. ^ a b "Alexandria Gazette". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved 21 March 2014. 

In popular culture[edit]

The paper is prominently shown in Alfred Hitchcock's movie Topaz.

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