Freedmen's Cemetery Ornament (2015)
Two Historic Alexandria Ornaments are available for 2014. The Alexandria Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial ornament depicts Mario Chiodo’s passionate statue, The Path of Thorns and Roses, framed by the memorial’s arched entranceway. As the centerpiece of the memorial, the statue depicts the allegoric figures of Oppression, Struggle, Sacrifice, Loss, Compassion, and Hope. The ornament commemorates the 150th anniversary of the cemetery’s first burial and the memorial’s official opening in September, 2014.

Item #003633