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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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  • 01

    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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  • 14

    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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  • 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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    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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