Events & Lectures

Upcoming Lectures 2024

Sunday, May 19, 2024 –

“George Alfred Townsend and Gathland”

Presented by Jody Brumage

Sunday, June 9 –  “My Old Carpetbagger”

Presented by Taylor Chamberlin

Sunday, July 14, 2024 

“Seminar on the American Revolution and our approaching 250th anniversary of the Revolution and our independence”

with moderated seminar panel

Sunday, August 11, 2024 

“The Tenants Revolt against the Feudal Land System: The Revolution Comes to Loudoun”

Presented by Anne Marie Chirieleison and Edward Spannaus

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2024 

Virginia and Slavery: It’s More Complex Than You Think”

Presented by Nancy Spannaus

Sunday, October 13, 2024 

“John Brown’s Raid: Harpers Ferry and the Coming of the Civil War,”

Presented by Jon-Erik M. Gilot and Kevin R. Pawlak

Sunday, November 10, 2024 

Former Loudoun Times-Mirror and Washington Post photographer John McDonnell presents a journey through the 1970s and thereafter, using his unique collection of photographs.

As of January 2023, all lectures are again being held be in-person at the St. James United Church of Christ, 10 East Broad Way in Lovettsville. We are no longer live-streaming via Zoom. Questions:

Past Lectures 2024

Sunday, April 14, 2024 –

“The Catoctin Farmers’ Journals, Volume One, 1868-1920”, Eugene Scheel

Sunday, March 10, 2024 –

“For Britannia’s Glory and Wealth”, Glenn Williams

Sunday, February 11, 2024 –

“Incident at Griffin’s Wharf: The Boston Tea Party and After”, Tracy and Rich Gillespie

Lectures Archive