|Historic Prince William
Next Public Meeting of Historic Prince William:
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:30pm
History of Rippon Lodge
- including preservation activities -
by Rebecca "Becky" Super, site manager for Rippon Lodge Historic Site (see flyer)
Check out our other 2014-15 programs.
restored Brentsville Courthouse
You may also be interested in the Prince William Library's author talk by Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy, author of award-winning The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire. Program will be on October 28, 7:00-8:00pm at Bull Run Regional Library (8051 Ashton Avenue Manassas, VA 20109-2892).
One book reviewer in his praise noted America’s leaders--especially George Washington--faced an array of talented, dedicated, and resourceful leaders who would lose America, but set the stage for British imperial dominance in the nineteenth century. A refreshing, exhaustively researched study which should reinvigorate the historical literature on the collapse of the British Empire in North America. (see more...)
Historic Prince William is a non-profit organization, working in partnership with other historical groups in this area by:
- disseminating historical information through programs and publications
- promoting historical preservation and protection of County resources through public education
- broadening the base of public interest in local history by sponsoring tours, speaking in schools, supporting research, and printing material of historical interest
|(highlighting events from Historic Alexandria, Archeological Society of Virginia Northern Virginia Chapter, Arlington Historical Society, Bull Run Civil War Round Table, Historic Dumfries, Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County, Fauquier Historical Society, Fairfax County Historical Society, Great Falls Historical Society, Historic Fairfax City, Gunston Hall, Herndon Historical Society, Loudoun Museum, Thomas Balch Library (in Leesburg), Historic Manassas, Manassas Museum, McLean Historical Society, Mosby Heritage Area Association, Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, Occoquan Historical Society, Prince William County Heritage Preservation Division, Prince William Library RELIC Room, Stafford County Historical Society, and Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission)|