By Edward Spannaus For some years, I have been puzzled by the oft-repeated story of Lovettsville’s John Axline in the Revolutionary War: that he alternately served in Lt. Col. Posey’s Battalion of the 3rd Virginia […]
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by Edward Spannaus, Board Member, Lovettsville Historical Society & Museum 150 years ago, on October 19, 1868, the congregation of Lovettsville’s largest church, New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, laid the cornerstone for a new church building, […]
by Edward Spannaus, Board Member, Lovettsville Historical Society & Museum The Loudoun Rangers, a Union scouting and cavalry unit, were initially recruited mostly from Lovettsville and Waterford in the summer of 1862, during the Civil […]
by Edward Spannaus, Researcher & Vice President, Lovettsville Historical Society. Sgt. Lawrence Everhart of Revolutionary War fame is claimed by both Lovettsville, Virginia, and by Middletown, in Frederick County, Maryland. How can this be? Johannes […]
Lovettsville History-Mystery #3: This antique photograph was found in a house in northern Loudoun County, Virginia. It appears to be a Union officer from the Civil War period. Can you identify the man in this […]
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 […]