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Calling for Submissions for the Journal of Prince William County History

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Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Historic Preservation Division, the Prince William Historic Commission and Historic Prince William are looking to scholars, teachers, researchers, historians and history buffs to contribute to the “Journal of Prince William County History.” The journal will focus on any topics regarding local history, including biographies and events, as well as histories of institutions …

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Prince William Historic Preservation Division

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division Happy Holidays from Prince William County Historic Preservation Division! To help you get into the holiday spirit, come and join us for a historic holiday, do some shopping, and even meet Santa Claus! Throughout the winter, our sites are closed for regular tours, but you can still come and visit us. Contact the …

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Art in the Park at Brentsville Courthouse

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division In the tradition of Monet, O’Keeffe, and Ansel Adams, come and set up your easel, open your sketchbook or focus your camera at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre. We will have art table fun for the budding artists, art for sale, and pop-up art lessons throughout the day. Be sure to look in the …

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Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington, DC. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Reservations …

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Junior Girl Scouts Gardening Badge

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division Come out and help Rippon Lodge plant the vegetable garden for spring while earning the Junior Girl Scouts Gardening Badge. Scout leaders must purchase the badges on their own. The program will run rain or shine. Reservations are required and space is limited. $5.00 per Scout. 703-499-9812

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Barnes House Hard Hat Tours

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division February 25, 2017 — 11:00 a. m.; 1:00 p. m.; 3:00 p. m. $5 per suggested donation With themes of Reconstruction and Restoration, take a hard hat tour of Prince William County’s newest “old” building. The house was home to an African American family after the Civil War. Learn about the family’s amazing …

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Every Day Full of Work: The African American Experience at Ben Lomond

Provided by Prince William Historic Preservation Division February 18, 2017 — 11:00 a. m.—4:00 p. m. $5 per person, children 6 and under free Ben Lomond Historic Site is proud to present special guided tours in recognition of African American History Month. Visitors can explore the original slave quarter (not ordinarily open to the public) and participate in hands-on activities, …

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