Burke History Day: Exploring History and Legend in Depth

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Burke Connection
By Arisa Ishita
October 22, 2015

Dr. Kjell Lindgren speaks to the audience during the black-box video screening. The former Burke resident and Robinson Secondary School graduate is a current NASA astronaut and works at the International Space Station.

Burke — “I think when most people move here, it’s kind of a bedroom community so nobody realizes there is history.”

Andy Bennett is an active member of Burke Historical Society and a Burke resident since 1989. “Burke History Day is one of those times where we do get to dress in 1860s clothes,” he added.

This is what the Burke History Day is all about — to have visitors learn history of Burke and Fairfax County that they might have not yet known about (read more).