Loudoun History

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    George’s Mill Farm: Memories of the Past

    Presented by Fran Wire to the Lovettsville Historical Society, May 20, 2018 Editor’s note:  Following is the text of Fran Wire’s talk, presented as part of the Lovettsville Historical Society’s…

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    Next in the Lovettsville Historical Society’s lecture series:

    “Secrets of Catoctin Mountain: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History of Frederick & Loudoun Counties” Presented by author Jim Rada Sunday, August 21, at 2:00 p.m. In-person at Lovettsville Town Council…

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    LHS Lecture Series: The Indian Mounds of Loudoun County and Northern Virginia Piedmont

    Next in the Lovettsville Historical Society’s lecture series: “The Indian Mounds of Loudoun County and Northern Virginia Piedmont” Sunday, July 10, at 2:00 p.m. In-person at Lovettsville Town Council Chamber…

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    When Anthony Wayne Marched Through Loudoun

    The 241st anniversary of General Anthony Wayne’s crossing of the Potomac with his Pennsylvania troops was commemorated on June 4 at the “Spirit of Loudoun” Revolutionary War Memorial.  The event…

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    The Schoolhouse on South Loudoun Street

    The house at the point where South Loudoun and Locust Streets intersect, has recently undergone a renovation, as many have noticed. This building has a storied history. It was cited…

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    Five More Revolutionary War Patriots Honored

    Five more Revolutionary War Patriots were honored in an April 10 ceremony at the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery in Lovettsville. The grave-marking event was sponsored by three local chapters…

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    Friends of Mount Sinai Cemetery Address Board of Supervisors

    Representatives of the Family & Friends of Mount Sinai Cemetery and the Lovettsville Historical Society addressed the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors on April 19, urging the Board to take…