Tag: Black History

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    Ray Anderson’s German Great-Grandson Responds to Newsletter Article

    By Claudette Lewis Bard The power of the Internet never ceases to amaze me. Often in the news, we hear about someone’s research leading them to a discovery that would…

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    Saving Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

    By Lori Kimball  A physical testament to the strength and resilience of Loudoun’s African American community can be found in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and Cemetery, located at the base of…

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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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    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…

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    Next in…

    Next in the Lovettsville Historical Society’s lecture series: Lovettsville’s Hidden History:Mount Sinai Church & Cemetery Sunday, April 3, at 2:00 p.m. In-person at Lovettsville Town Council Chamber (behind the Museum)…

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    Honoring Those Interred at Mount Sinai Cemetery

      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…

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    Part II of “The Right to Vote: An Ancestral Story

      By Claudette Lewis Bard Click here for Part I Last month, we briefly chronicled the lives of 37 African-American men whose names were included in the “List of Colored…