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  • 15

    Dec, 19

  • General Meeting: Gold in Local History

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    December 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Learn a bit of the science of gold, our 79th element, and hear about the regional history of this metal, including

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  • 26

    Jan, 20

  • Annual Meeting: The History of Lee Chapel

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    January 26, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    For the BHS’s Annual Meeting, we’ll show a documentary on the history of Burke’s Lee Chapel, with an introduction by Jon

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  • 29

    Mar, 20

  • General Meeting: Seeking a Lost Grave

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    March 29, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Chris Brown, Post 7916 VFW Auxiliary Historian, recounts his adventure leading a small team in search of a lost Revolutionary War

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  • 19

    Apr, 20

  • General Meeting: The Origins of Dulles Airport

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    April 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Dr. Ray W. Clark discusses the founding of Dulles International Airport.  Burke’s selection as the airport’s intended location led to protracted

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  • 31

    May, 20

  • General Meeting: Fort Hunt / PO Box 1142

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    May 31, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Ann Shields returns to speak more on PO Box 1142 (Fort Hunt, Alexandria), the Army’s top-secret interrogation facility during World War

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  • 28

    Jun, 20

  • General Meeting: Mulberry Hill of Burke

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    June 28, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Mary Rouse Root shares her memories of growing up at Mulberry Hill, one of Burke’s oldest houses, built ca 1790 by

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