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  • 28

    Jul, 19

  • General Meeting: Col. Mosby from 1865 to 1916

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    July 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    William Connery speaks on the post-Civil-War career of John S. Mosby: supporting Ulysses S. Grant’s presidency, serving as U.S. consul to

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    Aug, 19

  • Special Program: WWII Veteran Jerry Wolf

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Jerry Wolf, a veteran of World War II, will speak about his experiences.  As a B-17 turret gunner, he was shot

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    Aug, 19

  • Searching Military Records

    5935 Freds Oak Rd
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Learn to search for an individual’s military records through the Fold3 database, available through the Library of Virginia and encompassing records

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    Aug, 19

  • General Meeting: Memories of Burke

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    August 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Glenn Curtis, a native of Burke since 1930 and a descendant of Burke’s prominent Marshall family, will share his memories of

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  • 29

    Sep, 19

  • General Meeting: Stories of WWII Veterans

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    September 29 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Kayleen Reusser, author of several books documenting interviews with World War II veterans, discusses her travels in Europe tracing the war

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    Oct, 19

  • Archaeology at Mount Vernon

    5935 Freds Oak Rd
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    October 1 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Sean Devlin, Curator of Archaeological Collections at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, describes the process of interpreting the past from its physical

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    Nov, 19

  • BHS around Town: The 14th Street Bridge

    7001 Little River Turnpike
    Annandale, VA 22003 United States

    November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Archaeologist Patrick O’Neill speaks on the history of these spans connecting Virginia and Washington.  Today’s bridges are only the latest versions

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    Dec, 19

  • Reconstructing a Historical Place

    5935 Freds Oak Rd
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Historians Heather Bollinger and Jeff Clark discuss how to research what a locality was like in the past and how it

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