Lovettsville History Magazine

Our January 2021 Newsletter is Here!

February 3, 2021 LHS_Admin 0

Our January 2021 Newsletter is now available — with news and updates about the Lovettsville Historical Society,  history features on the Ruse/Reed farmstead on the Lovettsville Community Park property, more history of the Ruse family […]

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 […]

Samuel Timbers w Flag (2)

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 […]

Gold Star NJLC service flag (2)

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 […]

Anderson voter reg (2)

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 […]