Portion of Mt. Sinai cemetery today.  Samuel Timbers military marker is upper far left.  Paris family foot stones are center front.  Photos by Edward Spannaus.

Honoring Those Interred at Mount Sinai Cemetery

December 3, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

  by Claudette Lewis Bard  In our October newsletter, we featured an article entitled “Hidden History: The Mount Sinai Church and Cemetery at ‘Little Britain.’” The article chronicled the once-thriving African-American community called Guinea or […]

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Remembering Private Samuel Benjamin Timbers

October 28, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

In the October 2020 Lovettsville Historical Society Newsletter, there was a story entitled “Hidden History: Mount Sinai Church and Cemetery at ‘Little Britain.’” My family has a connection to the cemetery that I would like […]

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New Jerusalem’s Gold Star Flag

October 3, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

New Jerusalem’s Gold Star Flag To accompany the dedication of the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the south entrance to Lovettsville on September 11, we thought it would be fitting to recall the story […]

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The Right to Vote: An Ancestral Story

September 5, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

  By Claudette Bard Like many African Americans, my genealogical journey began when I watched Roots, the television mini-series that aired in 1977, which chronicled Alex Haley’s family history. I sat down a few years […]

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In Fond Memory: Elaine Walker

June 8, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

  The passing of former Lovettsville Mayor Elaine Walker, on May 31, marks the end of an era. Her decades-long commitment to public service, her devotion to the Lovettsville community, and her love of our […]

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Lovettsville Alumni Association Celebrates 101st Anniversary (2018)

June 16, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

With Pamela A. Potts, Donald Fletcher, Judy Virts-Beard Fox, Elaine Walker, Belle Ware, Fred George III and Allen Baker Jr at the Lovettsville Game Protective Association. Photo courtesy of Allen Baker, Jr. See also: http://www.lovettsvillehistoricalsociety.org/index.php/lovettsville-alumni-association-celebrates-50th-anniversary-1967/

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1940 Lovettsville Airline Disaster Archive

December 26, 2017 LHS_Admin 0

Visit the Lovettsville Historical Society website’s 1940 Lovettsville Airline Disaster Archive to watch a documentary film, read the text from several 1940 newspapers, look at newspaper wire photos, and read the final crash investigation report from the […]

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SOLVED: Lovettsville History-Mystery #2 (2016)

November 25, 2016 LHS_Admin 0

Lovettsville High School, Class of 1942 Group Photo Click on photo to download larger photo JPEG. First row (left to right):  James “Jimmy” George, Edward Brooke, Vivian Viola McGaha (Lynn), Graham Spring, Evelyn Myers, Betty Wire, and […]

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The Lovettsville Museum Project (1975)

September 3, 1975 LHS_Admin 0

The Piedmont Virginian, September 3, 1975 With fanfare and speeches, the Lovettsville Restoration Committee began its first Bicentennial project Saturday, August 30 [1975].  The committee project for under way with demolition of a lean-to built […]