Tag Archives: Arlington Historical Society

Artifacts from Interurban Line Unearthed During Downtown Construction

For more than 80 years, a piece of Arlington’s transportation history has lain hidden beneath Abram Street. That’s until late last month, when construction crews excavating near City Hall unearthed a rusty wheel and a section of track – relics from the “Interurban” electric trolley service that once ran between Fort…

Find Beautiful Blooms, Gardening Advice at the Fielder Plant Festival this Saturday

Come explore the wonders of gardening and find some beautiful blooms for your flowerbeds at the upcoming Fielder Plant Festival. The festival is hosted by the Arlington Garden Club in conjunction with Master Naturalists of Arlington and the Arlington Historical Society. This year’s event, free and open to the public, is…

Arlington Historical Society Raising $60,000 to Restore City’s Oldest Cemetery

With toppled headstones, a partially collapsed fence and trash strewn about, it will take more than a little maintenance to repair years of vandalism and neglect at the Arlington Historic Cemetery. That’s why the Arlington Historical Society has turned to the public for help with its $60,000 fundraising campaign to restore…

Historic Fielder House Offers Free Monthly Butterfly Presentations, Garden Tours

Do you love butterflies? Learn about the host and nectar native plants that feed our local butterflies during a guided garden tour at the Historic Fielder House this Thursday, June 16. Master naturalists Josephine Keeney, Charley Amos and Jane Ousterhaus will conduct a Butterfly Workshop during the third Thursday of each…

Take a Virtual Tour of Arlington’s Historic Buildings

Do you love history? Then take a few moments to explore City of Arlington’s rich and storied past. From the arrival of the first train in 1876 to explosive growth that ranks the City among the 50th most populous in our country today, Arlington has undergone numerous transitions in its 150-plus…