2011 Lectures

2011 EVENTS & LECTURES AT THE LOVETTSVILLE HISTORIC SOCIETY

March 13, 2011: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lovettsville’s Cemeteries,” a roundtable discussion with DAR genealogists Twyla Jackino, Betsy Ramsey, Lynda Carter, and others.

March 16, 2011:  LHS Field trip to Burkittsville and South Mountain Heritage Society.

April 10, 2011:  “That Spring the War Came: 1861 in the Mosby Heritage Area,” by Richard Gillespie, Director of Education for the Mosby Heritage Area Association. 

May 8, 2011:  “The Paxton Family and the Carlheim Mansion,”  by Lori Kimball and H. Vernon Davis of the Loudoun Preservation Society. 

June 12, 2011:  “Hobos Under the Bridge: The Origins of Brunswick, Md.” by Brunswick businessman and historian Bruce Funk, preceded by  LHS Annual Meeting.

July 10, 2011:  “A Little Short of Boats: the Fights at Ball’s Bluff and Edwards Ferry, October 21-22, 1861,”  by Civil War author Jim Morgan.

August 14, 2011:  “The Life and Times of Lt. Luther Slater: From Lovettsville to Capitol Hill,”  by Edward Spannaus, LHS.

September 11, 2011:  “The German Settlement in the Revolutionary War” by the LHS Revolutionary War task force and Don Cooper of the Loudoun County Patriot Project.

October 9, 2011:  “The Way It Was: Reminiscence of Old Lovettsville,” by long-time Lovettsville resident Glenn Grove.

November 11, 2011: Veterans Day event honoring Sgt. Rob Jones.

November 13, 2011:  “Furniture-Making in Lovettsville and Waterford ,”  By Dr. Fred C. Johnson, author of Nineteenth Century Loudoun County, Virginia Chair Manufacturing.

December 11, 2011:  “150 Years Ago: Blockade and Occupation in North Loudoun,”  by Taylor Chamberlin and John Souders, authors of Between Reb and Yank.