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2014

January, 2014 (100th Issue!)
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, January 3, 1947
- Brentsville Memories 1943 – 1956 by DeLancey (Lance) Webster – photos
- The Pond by Julie Webster
- Intreperting 200 Years of the Brentsville Jail by Robert Orrison
- A Letter From the Brentsville Jail – F. E. Hays, December 15, 1848
- The Jail Cell by Katherine Gotthardt, 2009
- Dear Brentsville Friends and Neighbors by Amy Shiflett
- Reader Feedback

February, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, February 7, 1947
- Flashback – Death of Miss L. Fewell
- A Boy from Brentsville Gets (Temporarily) a Farm in Africa by Michael Simpson – Photos
- A Citizen of Note – Joseph Clarence Keys – photo
- Featured Brentsville Building – The Home Where Joe Keys Lived – photos
- Speculation by Morgan Breeden – photo

March, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, March 7, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live - Colaptes auratus - Northern Flicker - photo
- William Hyden by Bill Backus
- When I'm wrong I say I'm wrong by Morgan Breeden
- The beginnings of Public Education in Virginia, 1776 – 1860
- A Letter Written TO the Brentsville Jail
- Say Hey to Bill Backus
- Anti-Saloon League poster

April, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, April 4, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live - Cardinalis cardinalis, Northern Cardinal - photo
- Battle of Brentsville by Bill Backus
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – April 7, 1938
- The beginnings of Public Education in Virginia, 1776 – 1860
- A Letter Written TO the Brentsville Jail
- Say Hey to Bill Backus
- Anti-Saloon League poster

May, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, May 2, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Orobanche uniflora L., One-flowered Cancer Root
- A Quilt for Mama by Mary (Hartman) Croushorn
- When War Came to Brentsville – William Tittle letter, Bristoe Station, Sept. 13, 1863
- After the War – Freedmen’s Bureau Agent at Brentsville, Jan 15, 1866
- A Brentsville Citizen – Olive Marye (Wolfe) Breeden - photos
- War Time 1918 and 1942
- Mona Shaw says Thank You

June, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, June 6, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Popillia japonica (Japanese Beetle) – photo
- The Iron Brigade at Brentsville by Bill Backus
- When War Came to Brentsville – Rufus King letter, Annandale, June 20, 1863 – photo
- My Life in Brentsville by JoAnne Parsons
- The Lake Jackson Dam Update by Marty Nohe, Coles District Supervisor
- Brentsville Union Church Site Improvements by Rob Orrison

July, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, July 18, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Libellula luctuosa (The Widow Skimmer) Photo
- Look What Came in the Mail – A Postcard Sent to Brentsville Many Years Ago by Mary lou Van Derlaske – photos
- When War Came to Brentsville – Letter written by Timothy Webster, 24th Michigan (full transcription)
- Prince William – establishment and featsures – Gazetteer of Virginia, 1835

August, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, August 8, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Bufo americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad) – photo
- School Dayhs of Yesterday – Program at Brentsville School – The Manassas Democrat, May 5, 1910
- Poem/song – Massa in the Cold, Cold Ground – Republican Compiler, March 21, 1853
- Poem – Grandma’s Lost Balance by Sydney Dayre
- Poem – Welcome to Spring
- A Statistical Study of the Prince William Cavalry by Bill Backus
- A Brentsville Citizen of Note – Austin Ogilvie Weedon
- When War Came to Brentsville – Note by Thomas C. Devin, Falmouth, Va., August 29, 1862 – Photo
- “Silver Pockets Full” – 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays
- The Purcell Cemetery in Brentsville – photo
- St. James’ church, Dettingen parish, Prince William county – Richmond, Va., May 17, 1843
- I Was Raised! – from the Internet

September, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, September 12, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower) – Photo
- I Didn’t Know That! – The Girl’s Swastika Club
- The Mystery of Cousin Francis Revealed by Lance Webster
- Brentsville Jailor by Ron Turner
- When War Came to Brentsville – Report of Colonel O. B. Willcox, First Michigan Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, Third Division, September 3, 1862 – Photo
- Why 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays don’t occur every 823 years

October, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, October 4, 1946
- Where Wild Things Live – Musca domestica (Housefly)
- The uniform of the Prince William Cavalry by Bill Backus – photo
- A Brentsville Citizen of Note – The Late Judge Charles Edward Sinclair
- Musings From Brentsville by Kay Breeden – photo
- When War Came to Brentsville – The Daily Dispatch, Richmond, Va., April 18, 1862 (Major General John B. Magruder – picture)
- Brentsville Jail Restoration and Exhibit Design, Moving Forward by Rob Orrison – pictures

November, 2014
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, November 8, 1946
- Where Wild Things Live – Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle) – photo
- Lest We Forget – PFC Richard N. Bean
- A House Joint Resolution No. 4181 – re Richard Norris Bean
- A Gay Gathering in Brentsville – Miss Lizzie Nelson Weds Mr. Austin Weedon – The Alexandria Gazette, November 4, 1893
- When War Came to Brentsville – General Lafayette C. Baker – The Evening Telegraph, PA, May 22, 1867 & Wikipedia
- Brentsville One-Room School Opens – 1929-30 TERM REPORT—Elementary and High Schools

December, 2014
to be added


2013

January, 2013
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal – January 5, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Viola sororia priceana – Confederate Violet – Photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – April 2, 1872 (first meeting)
- To Build a Jail by Morgan Breeden – Part 4c – Lumber Requirements: The Construction Process – photos & diagram
- When War Came to Brentsville – Dumfries, January 2, 1863
- Charles Candy – photo
- History of the Brethren in Virginia, D. H. Zigler, 1914 – Hebron Seminary
- Reader Feedback

February, 2013
- Flashback – Rev. Frogel Preached Here Sunday – The Manassas Journal, February 16, 1912
- Where Wild Things Live – Potentilla reptans – Creeping Cinquefoil – photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – May 8, 1936
- To Build a Jail by Morgan Breeden – Part 5 – Wrapping it Up – picture
- Citizen of Note – Samuel Eagle Forman
- Incorporating the Trustees of Brentsville Academy – February 20, 1845
- When War Came to Brentsville – Report of Capt. James Carle, Sixth Pennsylvania Reserves, Provost Marshall, February 14, 1864
- James Carle – photos
- Major James Harvey Larrimer – Killed near Brentsville – Photo
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March, 2013
- Flashback – Mr. and Mrs. John Donovan's 50th Anniversary – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Stellaria media – Common Chickweed – photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – January 27, 1925
- Sam's Story by David "Sam" Pearson – photo
- When War Came to Brentsville – Pohick Church – March 6, 1862
- T. S. C. Lowe – photo
- Engagement Ring worn by Ada Davis – photo
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April, 2013
- H. L. and Sammy Pearson at Webster’s Pond – photo
- Flashback – Bird Day in the Schools – The Manassas Journal, April 30, 1915
- Where Wild Things Live – Water Striders
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – To The Teachers of Prince William County – The Manassas Journal, November 15, 1918
- My Favorite Fur by Lucy Hartman – photo
- The Restored Stone of James F. Clark – photos
- Citizen of Note – Joseph M. Davis – The Manassas Journal, April 23, 1915
- When War Came to Brentsville – HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, April 24, 1864
- P. H. Sheridan – Photos
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May, 2013
- Flashback – Death of Walter F. Bowen – The Manassas Journal, April 12, 1918
- Poem – “Since You Went Away” by Margaret H. Bowen – The Manassas Journal, January 17, 1919
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – May 11, 1925
- Mother’s Red Hat by Dorothy Bean Furrow – photo
- The Rattle-Bang by Morgan Breeden
- When War Came to Brentsville – Manassas, May 28, 1862
- George Archibald McCall – photo
- A Citizen of Note – John W. Fewell – The Manassas Journal, January 11, 1907 – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Acris crepitans – Northern Cricket Frog – photo

June 2013
- Flashback – The Manassas Journal, June 15, 1923
- Where Wild Things Live – Lonicera maackii – Bush Honeysuckle – photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – June 10, 1925
- The Log by Benny Shoemaker, Donald Carter and Morgan Breeden
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Department of Washington, June 12, 1963
- J. H. Taylor – photo
- A Citizen of Note – DeLancey Webster – photo
- Life is Like a Mountain Railway
- Eliza Roxcy Snow – photo

July 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, July 11, 1947
- Baseball’s Back at Brentsville by Amy Shiflett – photos
- I Remember Buddy by Bonnie Henderson DeHart – photo
- The Lake Jackson Dam – A Brief History (1927 – 1955) by Walter H. Alpaugh - photo
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Second Army Corps, June 31, 1863
- Charles Hale Morgan – photo
- Jail Project Nears Second Milestone by Mike Riley – photo
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August 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, August 1, 1947
- Very Happy, but Very Disappointed by Morgan Breeden – photos
- The Lake Jackson Dam – Part 2
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Military District of Washington, August 16, 1862
- James Samual Wadsworth – photo
- Ex-Hitler Soldier to Preach at Two Churches Sunday – The Manassas Messenger, January 14, 1949
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Lake Jackson dam under construction, 1930 (from the March, 2007 Brentsville Neighbors)

September 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, September 5, 1947
- The Lake Jackson Dam – Part 3
- Bristoe Station Campaign Mobile Tour
- Kaiser Motors – McMichaels Service Center
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Seventh Corps, September 12, 1863
- Oliver Otis Howard – Photo
- Deed Book "A"
- Reader Feedback

October 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, October 29, 1948
- Brentsville School House – The Next Chapter – photos
- My Mother, Verona by Dorothy (Bean) Furrow – photos
- Precious Mother, Protector and Provider—Verona by Ruth (Bean) Dotson
- When War Came to Brentsville – Division Headquarters, Fort Lyon, October 18, 1861
- Samuel Peter Heintzelman – photo
- Poppers and Other Toys by Morgan Breeden – photo
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November 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – Celebration at Old Brentsville Court House – Historic Landmark Reconditioned - The Manassas Messenger, November 21, 1947
- Charles Ulrich Meng
- Art in Brentsville by Madelyn "Mickey" Winslow – Photos
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters, Centreville, December 6, 1861
- Joseph Eggleston Johnston – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Wild Turkey – photo
- Survey of Occoquan River from the Junction of Cedar and Broad Runs to the Town of Occoquan, P. Scales, January 1835

December 2013
- Letter From Brentsville – The Manassas Messenger, December 13, 1946
- Christmas Past by J. C. Breeden
- Artifacts from the Brentsville Jail – photos
- Jail Restoration Project Unearths History by Michael Riley
- When War Came to Brentsville – Washington, December 10, 1861
- George B. McClellan – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Physalis virginiana – Virginia Ground Cherry – photo
- Survey of a Route for a Turnpike Road from Warrenton to Occoquan in the County of Prince William by P. Scales, 1835
- A Sailors Hope by Edward Wheeler, Jr.
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2012

January, 2012
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – The Manassas Journal, January 30, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Early Saxifrage – photo
- Photo group: 1) Dave and Avery Born with Santa in the Brentsville Courthouse; 2) Agnes with her dog; 3) computer art by Lance Webster; 4) Christmas Program
- A Letter From Brentsville – January 1848, W. W. Thornton to Reubin T. Thornton
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – August 1883
- When War Came to Brentsville – The Tenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861 – 1864
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February, 2012
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – August 10, 1945, The Manassas Journal
- Where Wild Things Live – Mallard Duck – photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – March 2, 1874
- The Brentsville School – A Quest for a Connection by Dennis Van Derlaske
- Carry Wolfe Catches 74-lb Stripped Bass – photo
- When War Came to Brentsville – March 8, 1864, Capt. Andrew H. McHenry, Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry
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March, 2012
- Flashback – Prince William County Schools, The Manassas Democrat, April 20, 1911
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – June 11, 1928
- The Prisoners Church – Rev. George W. Crabtree
- History of the New Hope Baptist Church
- Where Wild Things Live – Cut-leaved Toothwart
- When War Came to Brentsville – HDQRS. Eleventh Corps, Army of the Potomac, Stafford Court-House, December 19, 1862
- Reader feedback
- As Seen in the Weekly Star – March 15, 1955

April, 2012
- Flashback – Public Sale of Courthouse, Jail and Lot; Prince William Normal School; 27 February 1897, Sale of Brentsville Courthouse; and Normal School Commencement, The Washington Post, May 27, 1898
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – August 4, 1884
- Public Free Schools in Virginia, 1885
- A Shocking Death! by Andrew C. Banks
- Where Wild Things Live – Turkey Tail Fungus
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Brooke’s Station, July 26, 1861
- Reader feedback
- As Seen in the Weekly Star – April 19, 1955

May, 2012
- Flashback – Notes From Brentsville, The Manassas Journal, May 3, 1912
- Where Wild Things Live – Gray Tree frog – photo
- Application for Merit Badge – Donald Carter, January 24, 1957
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – June 6, 1928
- A Brentsville Citizen of Note – Robert H. Hooe
- An Afternoon in Jail, Brentsville Jail Visit, April 14, 2012 by Carolyn Lynn
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Second Division, Twentieth Corps, Near Bladensburg, MD, May 31, 1865
- Reader feedback

June, 2012
- Flashback – School Exercises at Brentsville, The Manassas Democrat, June 15, 1911
- Where Wild Things Live – Dutchman’s Breeches – photo
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – August 16, 1923
- Brentsville School to Undergo Interior Restoration by Dennis Van Derlaske – photos
- Poem: 1) My Mother at the Gate by Matilda C. Edwards; 2) At Harvest Time by Olivia Bush; and 3) Driving Home the Cows by Kate Putnam Osgood
- Very Old Desk Donated to Brentsville by Nancy and Ken Lindgren
- New School Desk at Model School of the Jamestown Exposition by Mrs. Eugene B. Heard, July 6, 1907
- Reader feedback

July 2012
- Flashback – The Manassas Journal, Brentsville News, July 27, 1945.
- Where Wild Things Live – Wild Ginger
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – May 4, 1927
- To Build a Jail by Morgan Breeden – Part 1, Background.
- When War Came to Brentsville – Company A, 53rd Pennsylvania, April 15, 1862
- Brentsville One-Room School, September 1936
- The Health School Desk, June 9th, 1909
- J. Charles Beahm – photo
- Reader feedback

August 2012
- Flashback – The Manassas Journal, Brentsville News, August 17, 1945
- Where Wild Things Live – Hackberry emperor
- Snippets from the County School Board Minutes – August 10, 1885
- To Build a Jail by Morgan Breeden – Part 2, The Foundation
- A Brentsville Citizen of Note – Arthur Williams Sinclair - photo
- Calmness of Woods by Victor Rook
- Reader feedback


2011

January, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, January 9, 1947
- Photo group – Christmas program: Sitting with Santa is Rachel Mehr, soprano, standing Debbie Fancer, Tenor, Tom Mehr, Bass, Kevin Stohl, Bass or Tenor, Chris McConnell, organ player, Bernie McConnell, alto, Nancy Bennett, soprano, and Bob Bennett (not in costume); 2) The ghost of Christmas Present AKA Daniel Breeden; 3) Gladys Eanes making a Pomander ball with citrus fruit and cloves; 4) the Woolfrey family with Santa; 5) Bonnie Swank demonstrated tatting; 6) Mrs. May Bradford enjoys a secret chat with Santa (Rex Born)
- Photo group: 1) The Brentsville District High School Women’s Treble Ensemble; 2) The Australian touring group; 3) The Brentsville District Mixed Vocal Ensemble
- Brentsville Memories by the Janay Family
- A Citizen of Note – James R. Purcell – photo
- When War Came to Brentsville – The Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry, 1861 – 1865, Taken from pages 332 & 333
- Reader feedback
- Where Wild Things Live - Common Checkered Skipper

February, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville Union Church Bulletin, March 16, 1952
- Where Wild Things Live – Red-Spotted Purple Butterfly – photo
- Photo group: 1) Ailine and Myrtle Keys (sisters); 2) Thelma Ellen (Landis)Wade on her wedding day, March 21, 1935; 3) Ermine and Thelma Wade, taken when Kelly Lynn Wade (their granddaughter) graduated from Radford in 1991
- Photo Group – Three Generations of Service: 1) Troy Counts (lower right) while serving as a “mule skinner” with the U. S. Army, Douglas, AZ, 1916; 2) Howard Elgin Counts while serving in the U.S.C.G.; 3) Howard Elgin Counts, II serving in the U.S.N. SeaBees
- Brentsville Memories by Jennings Breeden – Photo
- A Citizen of Note – Robert Molair, The Manassas Democrat, February 26, 1914
- When War Came to Brentsville – GENERAL ORDERS, } HDQRS. ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 29. } February 28, 1863. Signed by Gen. R. E. Lee
- Poem, “THE LAST CONFEDERATE VETERAN” by Beverley R. Dudley
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March, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Democrat, March 3, 1921
- Where Wild Things Live – Common Blue Violet – photo
- Photo group: 1) Haislip-Hall home in winter; 2) Courthouse in winter; 3) Elaine Visger, Ben Payne and Peggy Breeden, Christmas 1952
- Photo group: Artifacts found by Harry Visger in the Breeden Lot
- “Spirit of the White Stallion” by Martha Breeden
- When War Came to Brentsville – A Spirited Dash Into Enemy Lines by MARGINALIA
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April, 2011
- Flashback – Big Fire at Brentsville – Old Reid Hotel; The Manassas Journal, April 27, 1910
- Where Wild Things Live – Trout Lily – photo
- Photo group: 1) “Remembering You” 2) Family of John White, April 26, 2008; 3) John White; 4) Celebrating Mother’s Day at Brentsville
- Photo group: 1) Jack Shoolbred; 2) Mary Louise Keys, April 24, 1944; 3) Jimmy, Mary Lou and Mary Katherine Burdette; 3) Jimmy, Mary Lou and Kay Burdette, March 1946
- Remembering Mama (Part Three) by Kay Breeden
- A Letter from Brentsville by Lucy A. Williams, April 22, 1849
- Before War Came to Brentsville – Virginia Secession Convention
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May, 2011
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- Flashback – The Country’s Call by Margaret H. Bowen, The Manassas Journal, April 20, 1917
- Where Wild Things Live – Eastern Painted Turtle – photo
- Photo group: 1) Charles A. Sinclair as student in Brentsville; 2) Charles A. Sinclair
- Photo group 1) Charles T. Iardella; 2) Annette G. Iardella; 3) Walter L. Iardella; 4) Ella S. Iardella Southcomb
- Brentsville and the History of Prince William County by Charles A. Sinclair
- The Family of Charles T. Iardella by Andrew C. Banks

June, 2011
- Flashback – Saturday Night Storm – The Manassas Journal, June 24, 1910
- Where Wild Things Live – Common Whitetail Dragonfly – photos
- Photo group: 1) Replica of Prince William Cavalry flag; 2) demonstrating a field piece; 3) Supervisor Covington; 4; Ladies presenting the Prince William Calvary their flag
- Photo group: 1) Harry Visger, February 27, 2011; 2) the house Harry Visger built; 3) Harry & Angie Lee marriage certificate; 4) Harry & Angie Lee wedding reception; 5) Ethel Burke and Bennie Breeden; 6) Angie Lee’s senior school picture.
- Harry Visger Remembers Brentsville
- Brentsville – A Look Back in History by Ronald Turner – Fewell vs. Latimer
- Would Defend the Flag – The Manassas Journal, May, 18, 1917
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July, 2011
- “Resurrection” by Margaret H. Bowen, The Manassas Journal, June 1, 1917
- Flashback – Brentsville News – The Manassas Journal, July 7, 1916
- Where Wild Things Live – Leaf Footed Bug – photos
- Photo group: 1) Don Wilson – How to Research the History of Your Home, June 18, 2011; 2) Libbie keys Whetzel grave covered in buttercups, May 8, 2011; 3) “Last Flowers of Summer” by Bobby Ratliff
- Photo group: 1) Extended Shoemaker family – Jim and Mammy Fletcher, Ben Shoemaker, Marie Shoemaker Fairburn, Ann Shoemaker Pope, Jim Shoemaker, Daisy Shoemaker, Grady Shoemaker, Frank O. Fairburn and John D. “Jack” Pope; 2) Ben Shoemaker, Jim & Manny Fletcher and Jim Shoemaker
- Ready to Fight Again – The Manassas Journal, May 4, 1917
- Brentsville – A Look Back in History by Ronald Turner – Brentsville Jailor
- Brentsville Jail Inspection – July 10, 1888
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August, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – The Manassas Journal, August 6, 1909
- Where Wild Things Live – grasshopper facts – photo
- Photo group: 1) BG James F. Rusling; 2) Donald and Susan Golladay; 3) Counts family – John Counts, Joe Worsham, Minnie and Troy Counts, Hazel Counts Worsham, Catherine Counts Corner, Howard & Gilbert Counts.
- Photo group: 1) Herbert Keys 2) Troy and Verona at their father’s grave, 1987; 3) Ethel Breeden (mis-identified – actually Ethel's mother, Mamie Mae Ledman Burke Cooper (1891-1974); 4) Herbert and Lillie Keys; 5) Ollie Beavers; 6) Rome Counts
- A Brentsville Citizen of Note – James J. Davies – The Manassas Journal, August 13, 1909
- When War Came to Brentsville – “Men and Things I Saw in Civil War Days” by James F. Rusling
- Brentsville – A Look Back in History by Ronald Turner – Jesse Fouks
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September, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – The Manassas Journal, September 1, 1916
- Where Wild Things Live – black and yellow garden spider – photo
- Photo group: 1) Isaac “Bucky” Golladay school picture; 2) Edith “Sissy” Melvin graduation picture.
- Photo: Document: Brentsville to Bristow road development courtesy Linda (Shoemaker) Pyer
- The Brentsville High School, July 27, 1906, The Manassas Journal; September 7, 1906, The Manassas Journal; December 7, 1906, The Manassas Journal; and November 2, 1906, The Manassas Journal
- When War Came to Brentsville – September 27, 1862, F. Sigel to George G. McClellan
- A Look Back in History by Ron Turner – The Dennis McCarty Story
- Photo – Morgan Breeden briefing a bus tour
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October, 2011
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – The Manassas Journal, September 29, 1916
- Where Wild Things Live – Cow Killer or Velvet Ant – photo
- Photo group – 1) Fritz Korzendorfer examines jail beams; 2) Churning butter during the farm tour; and 3) Dennis Van Derlaske discussing Rosenwald Schools
- Poem – The Old Stone Church at Brentsville by Margaret H. Bowen, May 9, 1914
- Unraveling History by Morgan Breeden – Purchase of Hatcher’s Memorial Church
- When War Came to Brentsville – April 1862, Correspondence of the Sentinel: Letter from Gen. McDowell’s Army
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November, 2011
- Poem – In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, 1919
- Flashback – Brentsville Notes – The Journal Messenger, November 12, 1964
- Where Wild Things Live – Groundhog – photo
- Photo group – 1) Volunteers display collection of WW-II items, 2) Volunteers from the USMC Museum; 3) Silver pieces from the St. James Church in Brentsville
- Remembering Hatchers Memorial by Mary (Pearson) Pumphrey
- When War Came to Brentsville – History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps by J. R. Sypher, Esq., 1865
- Four Pieces of Silver by Morgan Breeden
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December, 2011
- Flashback – Christmas pageants bring back memories by Betty Gutschmidt, Potomac News
- Where Wild Things Live – Rabbit Tobacco – photo
- Photo group: 1) Renee Schockley and Mary and Mark Hedges and Joseph; 2) jail restoration photographs; 3) Christmas in Brentsville with the Eanes Family
- Sisters Remember Christmas in Brentsville by Ruth (Bean) Dotson and Dorothy (Bean) Furrow
- When War Came to Brentsville – December 21 – 23, 1862, Report of BG William W. Averel
- Boys will be Boys by Morgan Breeden
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2010

January, 2010
- Flashback - Death of Joseph B. Reid, The Washington Post, January 22, 1905; Brentsville Jottings, The Manassas Democrat, January 13, 1910
- Where Wild Things Live – bristly buttercup – photo
- Photo – I. N. H. Beahm
- Photo - 12410 Bristow Road
- Photo group – 1) Julie visiting Nick in the nursing home; 2) Nick and his family on the steps of the White House; 3) Nick with Julie and DeLancey in Brentsville; 4) A fun time at home in Brentsville 5) A proud father!
- Remembering Nicholas Webster 1912 – 2006 by DeLancey Webster - photo
- A Citizen of Note - Isaac Newton Harvey Beahm
- A Brentsville Building – The Bessie Minor Home – 12410 Bristow Road
- When War Came to Brentsville – Annals of 10th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers
- Death of a Stranger by Morgan Breeden
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February, 2010
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, February 6, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – The Canada Goose – photo
- Photo – Grady Shoemaker holding his puppies
- Photo – The extended Joe Keys Family
- Photo group: 1) Temporary home where Grady& Violet lived while their new home was built; 2) Front of the Shoemaker Home 3) Back of the Shoemaker Home
- Skating on Webster’s Pond by Morgan Breeden
- A Citizen of Note - LAURA R. FEWELL
- A Brentsville Building – The Home Grady Shoemaker Built
- When War Came to Brentsville – The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 5, February 3, 1862 (in part)
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March, 2010
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- Flashback – Brentsville News - The Manassas Democrat – Brentsville News – October 6, 1910
- Where Wild Things Live – The Common Snapping Turtle – photo
- Photo – Bobbie Ratliff Wishes Everyone a Happy Easter
- Photo – a social invitation to the ladies of Brentsville from Jos. B. Reid
- Photo - A document written in the Summit House on April 5, 1889
- Photo - Sgt. John Thomas Williams, Company “A” 4th VA Cavalry, Commissioned art by Madelyn Winslow
- Keeping Brentsville Under a Basket by Morgan Breeden
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – William Long of Dumfries
- When War Came to Brentsville - HISTORY OF THE PRINCE WILLIAM CAVALRY, Part One, By Mrs. Margaret Williams Barbour and Miss Laura Lion

April, 2010
- Flashback – Death of Mrs. Breeden – Journal Messenger, April 7, 1911
- Where Wild Things Live – Black Mustard – photo
- Computer Art – Birds and Bloom by Bobbie Ratliff
- Photo - Mr. John Donovan with his great-granddaughter, Brenda Melvin, on the porch of their home (previously the Dawson home), on what is now Izaak Walton Drive, Brentsville.
- Note and poem from Cathy Wolfe to her father
- Photo - The Virginia Seal as it appeared on the Prince William Cavalry Flag
- Photo - Mr. Solomon B. Spitzer, born February 8, 1857, in Rockingham Co., VA, died March 12, 1929, at his home in Brentsville with his 2nd wife, Martha Mattie Jones, born August 14, 1858 and died July 8, 1941, at her home in Brentsville.
- Spring Greens by Morgan Breeden
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The Controversial Daniel Whiting
- When War Came to Brentsville - HISTORY OF THE PRINCE WILLIAM CAVALRY, Part Two, By Mrs. Margaret Williams Barbour and Miss Laura Lion

May, 2010
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- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, May 8, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Wild Pansy – photo
- New York Times, May 30, 1886 A Virginia Snake Story
- Photo group – A few mothers from Brentsville: 1) Amanda Breeden 2) Angie Visger 3) Bessie Shoemaker 4) Bobbie Ratliff 5) Florida Donovan 6) Hazel Stephens 7) Gladys Eanes 8) Lucy Hartman 9) Helen Keys 10) Marye Breeden 11) Mattie Speakes 12) Jackie Braden 13) Connie Hollins 14) Dorothy Pearson 15) Cathy White and Hazel Wolfe
- Photo - Four generations: Louise Bell, Kay Breeden, Martha Breeden and Aurora & Alanna Breeden
- Remembering Mama (Part One) by Kay Breeden
- A Letter From Brentsville – Brentsville Va., Dec. 4, 1865, to Lieut S.W. Campbell from P. H. Andrews, 2 Lieut, 11 Me. Vols, Provost Marshal, Comdg, Prince William Co.
- When War Came to Brentsville - HISTORY OF THE PRINCE WILLIAM CAVALRY, Part Three, By Mrs. Margaret Williams Barbour and Miss Laura Lion

June, 2010
- Reader feedback
- Flashback – A Pretty Wedding at Bradley, The Manassas Journal, October 4, 1912
- Where Wild Things Live – Black Rat Snake – photo
- Photo group: 1) Louise Keys Bell, September 2003; 2) Louise Keys Burdette and Kay in Hyattstown; 3) Sitting on the back porch of our Hyattstown home with Trixie
- Photo - Grady Shoemaker with his granddaughter, Jackie Pope, grandnephew William “Billy” Norton Wade and grandniece Barbara Ellen Wade
- Photo - Grady Benjamin Shoemaker and his second wife, Violet Louellen (Keys) Shoemaker
- Photo - David Landis and Louise Keys, 1942/43
- Remembering Mama (Part Two) by Kay Breeden
- A Letter from Brentsville - July 18th 1830, from W. W. Thornton to his Uncle in Kentucky
- When War Came to Brentsville - Manassas Junction, June 17, 1861, G. T. BEAUREGARD

July, 2010
- Reader feedback
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, July 24, 1947.
- Where Wild Things Live – Corn Snake – photo
- Photo – Zak Pryor with Troop 1360 working on his Eagle Project along Broad Run.
- Photo group: 1) William Wallace Cookson, Cash, Patsy, and Gary Keys; 2) Helen Keys; 3) Cassius T. Keys
- Photo – Birth Certificate for Eugene Wolfe
- Photo - Loan note dated 1908 signed by Ben Smith and his wife, Lucinda.
- I Inherited My Mother by Dorothy Lee (Bean) Furrow – Part Four
- A Letter from Brentsville - Oct. 22 – 1930, to Ermine [Wade] from Auntie & Uncle [Mrs. Laura Seymore]
- When War Came to Brentsville – Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry, IN FRONT OF WASHINGTON—NEW RECRUITS ARRIVE
- MURDERED AS THEY SLEPT Story of the Assassination of Runnels and Davis in Dumfries by Two Negro Prisoners, The Manassas Journal, April 25, 1913

August, 2010
- Flashback - District Man, Fairfax Friend Drown at Lake Jackson, Va., The Washington Post, August 28, 1950
- Where Wild Things Live – Asiatic dayflower – photo
- Photo - Joseph White Latimer
- Photo - Wedding photo of Anita Bayne and Benjamin Thomas Whetzel
- Photo - Lise Marye Eanes learns the proper way to pet a snake during the July 8th presentation by Tony Bulmer
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – December 1836 Commonwealth vs Abram a Slave
- When War Came to Brentsville – CONFEDERATE BOY-MAJOR, Sketch of War Record of Major Jos. W. Latimer Who Sleeps in Harrisonburg Cemetery

September, 2010
- Flashback: 1) Mr. E. V. Spitzer and Miss Annie Cornwell, of Brentsville, were married, The Manassas Journal, September 11, 1914; 2) Schools will open for Fall Term, The Manassas Journal, September 18, 1914; 3) A temperance rally was held in “The Old Stone Church,” The Manassas Journal, September 25, 1914
- Where Wild Things Live – Common Honey Bee – photo
- Photo group: 1) Nelson Joseph Keys, February 16, 1926 - August 26, 2010; 2) Johnny Bigelow, Charles Bean & Nelson Keys home for Christmas, 1945; 3) Georgie (Bowman) and Nelson Keys on their wedding day, August 9, 1952
- Photo - Oswell B. Eve’s gravestone
- Photo - Stephen W. Fletcher, U. S. Army, 1944
- Photo - The Keys Family, April 16, 1966
- Remembering my Father by Stephanie Davis Fletcher – photo
- When War Came to Brentsville - Oswell Bones Eve – photo
- Reader feedback

October, 2010
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, October 30, 1947
- Where Wild Things Live – Mantis – photo
- Photo - The Eanes Family-Late 1959 - Early 1960
- Photo - Five Point Standard Certificate for George Wolfe, Red Star – 1937
- Photo - George William Wolfe plays his guitar in the front yard of the Wolfe home
- Photo - Stone marking the grave of Capt. Lucien Davis in the John Williams Family Cemetery
- Photo - Essie Cornwell (born July 1893)
- Photo - Believed to be Solomon Spitzer and two of his grandchildren, Sidney and Helen
- Remembering Dorothy (Foster) Pearson By Bobbie (Boyd) Ratliff – photo
- When I Die by Bobbie Ratliff October 27, 2001
- The John Williams Family Cemetery, Brentsville, VA, by Howard Churchill
- When War Came to Brentsville - HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, October 12, 1863
- A Note from Rob Orrison
- Died – A Collie, The Manassas Journal, March 12, 1915
- Reader Feedback
- The Brentsville Honey Bee’s, “The Brentsville Weekly” August 15, 1956

general Eppa Hunton, CSA (from the November, 2009 Brentsville Neighbors)

November, 2010
- Prince William Cavalry Exhibit Curator Seeks Information
- Flashback - Prince William’s War Record, The Manassas Journal, November 30, 1906
- A Note from Mike Riley
- Photo – Re-enactors of the 49th Virginia Infantry enlist recruits in the Brentsville Courthouse as it actually was done almost 150 years ago.
- Where Wild Things Live – Stink bugs – photo
- Photo group: 1) Hazel, Cathy and Freddy Wolfe, 1978; 2) the Brentsville Wolfe home since October 1961; 3) Cathy and her dad, Freddy on a plane
- The Green Grass of Brentsville by Cathy (Wolfe) White
- When War Came to Brentsville - 49th Virginia Infantry Regiment, COMPANY A, “EWELL GUARDS”, (Formerly Company F)
- Reader feedback

December, 2010
- Flashback – Brentsville – by Mrs. Agnes Webster, The Journal Messenger, December 20, 1951
- Photo – Eppa Hunton, Jr.
- Where Wild Things Live – shelf fungus – photo
- Photo group – hearth cooking class: 1) Barbara Ziman (in apron) with Mike Riley (to her right )and the cooking students; 2) Hearth roasted hen; 3) Bread Pudding and Sweet Potatoes
- Photo group – A visit with the “Keys Sisters” – 1) Nancy Shely, Joyce Smith and Frances Duckett; 2) Joyce Keys on Lucasville Road (corrected: Jean Keys); 3) James Mifflin Keys, Jr. and Mamie Atlee Counts on their wedding day, Sep. 5, 1922; 4) John & Victoria Counts, Fall 1902; 5) Johnnie Melvin, Gladys Wolfe, Eugene Wolfe, Joyce Keys, Mattie Whetzel & James “Cookie” Wolfe
- Brentsville Memories by Flossie Wilson
- A Citizen of Note – Eppa Hunton, Jr.
- When War Came to Brentsville - WILLIAM G. BRAWNER, Captain, Prince William County Partisan Rangers.
- Feedback

2009

January, 2009
- Jacob B. Garber
- Where Wild Things Live – Camel or Cave Cricket - photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Journal Messenger, November 12, 1964
- Photo – A Young David Eanes
- Photo – Earle Wolfe authorizes an allotment for the purchase of War Bonds, August 1944
- Photo – A physical fitness “Star” award issued to Clyde W. Wolfe during 1937 at the Brentsville School
- Photo – Gill Machen’s first “business card”
- Photo – Jane MacDonald with her family visiting the Brentsville Courthouse, October 11, 2008
- Photo – Rob Orrison, Brentsville Site Manager, explains the Clerk’s Ledger to Jane MacDonald’s family
- Jane MacDonald Remembers Brentsville – Photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The Records Are All Gone
- Auction, Town of Brentsville – The Alexandria Gazette, December 13, 1822

February, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – Osage Orange – photo
- Flashback – Brentsville School, The Manassas Journal, Brentsville School News, January 28, 1926
- Photo – Raymond Keys with Barbara Wade at the Wade home, Nelson Ave., Alexandria, Va.
- Photo – Olive Marye Wolfe while a student at the Brentsville two-room school
- Photo – January 6, 2006, Justin and Heather discuss their findings from one of the STPs
- Photo group – 1) Eyes on the Ground – Item #1; 2) Eyes on the Ground – Item #2
- Eyes on the Ground by Heather Hembrey - photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Slaty Run Church & The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
- A Brentsville Neighbor Remembered – Miss Naomi C. Pearson, teacher.

March, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – Green Metalic Bee – photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, September 27, 1934
- Photo – Mattie Speaks and Frederick Whetzel, April 15, 1951, the day Frederick came home on his boot leave
- Photo – Lucy Bean, 1925
- Photo – James Theodore Bean and his wife, Talithia, with James sister, Cora Fairburn
- Photo – Benjamin Wynnett Wolfe while at student in the Brentsville school held in the former courthouse
- Photo – Wynnett Wolfe sitting on the porch of the Willard Fogle home in Brentsville
- Becky Noonan remembers Brentsville – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The 1863 Election
- A Brentsville Neighbor Remembered – Miss Katherine D. White, teacher.

April, 2009
- Flashback – A Letter From Brentsville by Agnes Webster, February 7, 19??
- Photo group – 1) Agnes by the old apple tree; 2) Gill watching Agnes feed DeLancey; 3) Agnes with DeLancey; 4) Gill with DeLancey and Juliet; 5) Agnes and Nick with DeLancey, Juliet and their dog; 6) Gill
- Photo group: 1) Gill and DeLancey crossing the dirt road to the courthouse; 2) Nick with DeLancey and Juliet; Agnes, 3) Juliet and DeLancey; 4) Gill, DeLancey and Juliet; 5) Juliet with her grandmother, MiMi; 6) Nick holding DeLancey as an infant
- Interview with Agnes Webster at the White House, Brentsville, on Sunday, April 24, 1988 – photo
- A Brentsville Home – The White House

May, 2009
- A New Beginning by J. C. Breeden
- Where Wild Things Live – Black Rat Snake – photo
- Photo group: 1) Lucy Bean, 1941; 2) Lucy Bean with her dog, Shep, 1943; 3) Charles and Lucy Bean, 1930
- Photo – John Fewell Patton and family
- Photo – TAPS and the Ghost Hunters TV Crew
- Photo – Saturday, April 18, 2009, Capt. Tony Meadows displays a Virginia flag
- I Grew Up During The Great Depression – Part I by Lucy Hartman – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Brentsville, The First Five Years
- Reader Comments

June, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – Eastern Forktail Damselfly – photo
- Reader Feedback
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Prince William News, June 2, 1921
- Photo – Family starting new Mother’s Day tradition of lunch at Brentsville
- Photo – computer generated art by Bobbie Ratliff
- Photo – Staff and volunteers working in the Haislip/Hall kitchen garden
- Photo group: 1) “Red” Kurnel Major Hartman and Lucy Bean 2) Clyde Bean shearing sheep, 1937
- I Grew Up During The Great Depression – Part II by Lucy Hartman – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The Eastman Letter
- The Story of a Scout Told in His Own Way, by Hugh Henderson Scott, Edgefield, S. C. – “Butler and His Calvary in the War of Secession, 1861-1865” by U. R. Brooks, 1909

July, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – American Toad – photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Prince William News, July 7, 1921
- Photo group: 1) Ada Davis; 2) French Jackson Davis
- Photo – Alex and his father, Christopher Neave, of Sidney, Australia, visit Brentsville as part of their 3-week vacation in America
- Photo – Women of the Brentsville Presbyterian Church: 1) Patsy (Keys) Blake; 2) Jean (Keys) Dunn; 3) Mattie (Whetzel) Speakes; 4) Joyce (Keys) Smith; and 5) Gladys (Wolfe) Eanes
- Photo – Mrs. Tracie (Spitzer) Whetzel
- Photo – Elizabeth Keys and Mattie Whetzel
- Growing up in Brentsville by Stanley Keys – Photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – George Henderson
- The 8th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
- Reader Feedback
- “Little Leaf” by Janice Speakes
- School Year, 1924-25, Brentsville Graded, Mrs. Tracie Whetzel, teacher.

August, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly - photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, August 28, 1947
- Photo – R. H. Keys store receipt
- Photo – unidentified picnic being held at the courthouse
- Photo – Brentsville Girl Scout picnic at Seymour’s Island
- Photo – The Whetzel Family Reunion
- Photo – A Girl Scout Troop from Gainesville looks over the Haislip/Hall kitchen garden
- Remembering Mama, Mattie Katherine (Whetzel) Speakes by Janice Speakes
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Charles Keys’ Dog
- Reader Feedback
- When War Came to Brentsville – August 2, 1863, The Civil War Letters of Joseph Perrin Burrage and William Allen Burrage, The Thirty-Third Massachusetts Volunteers in Northern Virginia, 1862-1863

September, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – The Imperial Moth – Photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, September 26, 1946
- Photo group: 1) The Joe Keys Family; 2) Easter Sunday, 1953, Joe and Ora Keys (holding Joe Braden) with Kay Burdette, Cheryl and Bo Counts
- Photo group: 1) Rob Orrison talks with TAPS investigators; 2) Morgan Breeden and Georgia Meadows talk about their experiences
- Brentsville in the Summer by Kay Breeden
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Slave Mary
- When War Came to Brentsville – August 8, 1863, The Civil War Letters of Joseph Perrin Burrage and William Allen Burrage, The Thirty-Third Massachusetts Volunteers in Northern Virginia, 1862-1863
- Reader Feedback

October, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – The Raccoon
- Flashback – Miss Counts a Bride
- Photo – Mrs. Martino (age 91) adjusts the curtains she made for the Haislip/Hall log home where she lived as a girl.
- Photo – Clyde and Verona Bean on their wedding day, March 21, 1923
- Photo – the Clyde Bean family
- Photo – Talithia Magdolia Gordon Bean holding her grandson, Robert Horace Bean
- Photo – Brentsville School 2009 Class Reunion
- Photo group – 1) Rob Orrison looks at the Bible that Joyce Smith donated to the Union Church; 2) Inscription inside the Bible
- I Inherited My Mother by Dorothy Lee (Bean) Furrow – Part One – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – A Day at the Brentsville Court
- When War Came to Brentsville – Headquarters Cavalry Corps, October 12, 1863
- Reader Feedback

November, 2009
- Where Wild Things Live – Northern Walking Stick – photo
- Flashback – Criminal Charge Against Horse Trader – The Washington Post, November 15, 1902
- List of Teachers of Prince William County
- Photo group: 1) Verona won a prize with her wheelbarrow of veggies at the fair. Dorothy and Ruthy are with her; 2) The Bean Home on Lucasville Road; 3) Verona c 1955
- Photo – Gen. Eppa Hunton, C. S. A., A distinguished Brentsville citizen
- Photo – First class of paranormal investigation was conducted October 9, 2009
- Photo group – 1) Visitors to the WW-II Living History Event conducted October 3 & 4, 2009; 2) Representatives from the National Museum of the Marine Corps
- I Inherited My Mother by Dorothy Lee (Bean) Furrow – Part Two – photo
- A Citizen of Note – Eppa Hunton
- When War Came to Brentsville – November 18, 1862, R. E. Lee to T. J. Jackson
- Reader Feedback

December, 2009
- Flashback – Fire Sweeps Home of Sergeant Newton by Agnes Webster
- Where Wild Things Live – Robber Fly – photo
- Photo – Patsy Ann Keys at home in Brentsville by her Christmas Tree
- Photo group – 1) C.E. Nicol 2) envelope addressed to C. E. Nicol
- I Inherited My Mother by Dorothy Lee (Bean) Furrow – Part Three – photo
- A Citizen of Note – Judge Charles Edgar Nicol
- When War Came to Brentsville – December 21-23, 1862, Scout to Catlett’s Station and Brentsville, Va.

2008

January, 2008
- Featured Brentsville Building – The House Where Buzzy Shoemaker Lives – photo
- Photos – Jim and Bessie Shoemaker
- Where Wild Things Live – Black Walnut – photos
- photo - Murray W. Bradshaw, Bolivar Nelson Bradshaw, Kenrick Montague Bradshaw, Jr.& Virginia Elizabeth Bradshaw outside Hatchers Memorial Baptist Church between 1928 – 1930
- Photo - Ms. Linda Beville and the BDHS Mixed Choir perform Christmas Music in the Brentsville Union Church
- “Buzzy” Shoemaker Remembers Brentsville – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - James Cornwell
- Flashback - BRADSHAW, KENRICK MONTAGUE Obituary, The Washington Post, January 5, 1958

February, 2008
- Featured Brentsville Building - Nelson & Roberta Nestor’s Home, 12214 Bristow Road – photo
- Photo group – Featured Building: 1) Front view showing the oldest section with modern improvements; 2) Side view showing the first addition to the home. The second addition is behind the tree on the right; 3) Edwin Nelson 1831 – 1911
- Where Wild Things Live – Question Mark Butterfly – photo
- Photo - Margaret Virginia Payne’s family purchased the featured home during September 1950 from H.H. James. Her mother sold it to the Nestor’s on 24 August 1979
- Photo group – Margaret Payne’s 11th grade classmates from Brentsville: 1) Audrey Rebecca Fogle; 2) Edward Lee Roy Croushorn; 3) Lorenzo Dow Utterback; 4) Mary Virginia Utterback; 5) Betty Lee Liskey; 6) Garland Butler Green; 7) James Robert Shoemaker, Jr.; & 8) Rosa Lee Keys
- Edwin Nelson, Clerk of Prince William County
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - The Case of the Commonwealth vs Agnes
- Flashback - Mr. H. C. Woodyard found dead in Washington, The Manassas Journal, February 11, 1916

March, 2008
- That Other Building in Brentsville – The Hall Cabin? Part One - Restoration by Rob Orrison
- Photo group – The Hall Cabin: 1) The restored exterior during a small snow storm; 2) A warm fire makes it feel cozy inside; 3) The cabin before being moved to Brentsville; 4) Installation of the “floating floor”
- Where Wild Things Live – The American Robin – photo
- Photo – Howard Churchill
- Photo - The Prince William Academy beside the old St. James Church
- My Memories of Brentsville Church by Sue Compton Carter – photo
- Feedback
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - John Wood –Wanted For Murder and John W. Park -Wanted For Stealing
- Flashback - Dr. McElroy to Preach. The Washington Post; May 18, 1918

April, 2008
- That Other Building in Brentsville – The Hall Cabin? Part Two – The Rest of the Story by Rob Orrison
- Where Wild Things Live – Bloodroot
- Photo – Joe and Ora Keys
- Photo - David Eanes and Earl Parker work on a fence to protect the garden from deer
- Photo – Aerial Map of Hall Home location
- Photo – A magnified view of the circle in the map to the left
- Photo – The Prince William Academy with identification
- Spring Planting by Kay Breeden
- Flashback – Wedding Ring Found – Lost 25 Years Ago
- Volunteers Needed

May, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live - Trumpet or Coral Honeysuckle - photo
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, June 15, 1923
- Photo - The 49th Va. Infantry preparing to swear in new soldiers
- Photo - Members of John White’s family with “his” tree
- Photo - Lucy Hartman celebrates her 84th birthday with her mother, Verona, sisters Dorothy Furrow and Ruth Dotson and brother “Judge” Roy Bean
- Photo - Prince William Academy Diploma is displayed at the place where it was issued in 1904. Diploma courtesy of Nelson Bradshaw.
- Photo - The Brentsville baseball team made up entirely of the Keys family.
- Photo - Mrs. Nohe coordinates a visit of home schooled children to the Brentsville Historic Site
- Howard Elgin Counts II Remembers Brentsville (Part 1) – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - William Bevier

June, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live – Luna Moth - photo
- Flashback - Capt. A. J. Fair obituary – THE MANASSAS JOURNAL, JUNE 10, 1910
- Photo - Douglas Keys and Gill Machen having fun on Fair’s Rock, 1943
- Photo - John Thomas Williams Co. ‘A’ 4th Va. Cavalry C.S.A.
- Photo - Captain W. W. Thornton Co. ‘A’ 4th Va. Cavalry C.S.A.
- Photo group - Children’s Farm Day - May 17, 2008: 1) Jenn Garrot prepares wax for candle dipping; 2) Darlene Jones spinning raw wool; 3) Suzette Kapp and volunteers from the PWC Animal Control Office; 4) Alanna and Aurora Breeden show the butter and candles they made
- Howard Elgin Counts II Remembers Brentsville (Part 2) – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - William J. Sinclair

July, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live – Deptford Pink – photo
- Flashback – School Boards Appoint Teachers - :The Manassas Democrat, July 6, 1911
- Photo - The Bull Run Regional Library visits Brentsville June 26, 2008
- Photo – Miss Tracey Spitzer, school teacher, Coles District
- Photo - Miss Tracey Spitzer and her students. School is not identified.
- Photo group – School Students of Brentsville: 1) Mattie Whetzel; 2) Miss Buckley (teacher); 3) Aliene Nolley; 4) Edith Melvin; 5) Frederick Whetzel; 6) Gill Machen; 7) Gladys Wolfe; 8) Ira Whetzel; 9) Joyce Keys; 10) Leona Wright; 11) Lois Hedrick; 12) Thomas Whetzel; 13) Vada Mae Stultz; 14) Virginia Snyder
- Elaine (Spittle) Yankee Remembers Brentsville – photo
- Culpeper – Ezra Bauder - A Virginia County’s History Through 1920
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner - Eliza Barnes & Elizabeth Sewell

August, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live - The rosy maple moth
- Flashback - Miss Elaine Visger celebrated her third birthday - The Journal Messenger, July 1954 and KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR- Mrs. J. J. Whetzel, The Journal Messenger, 1951
- Photo - Robert Hilman Keys and Susan Emma (Beavers) Keys
- Photo - Laura Seymore
- Photo – Violet Louellen Keys
- Photo group – Emma Wolfe watches construction of the Brentsville Presbyterian Church
- Mike Simpson Reflects on His Young Life in Brentsville – photo
- A Call for Help – History of the Brentsville Presbyterian Church
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Landon

September, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live - Hickory Horned Devils
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal – Brentsville News – September 11, 1924
- Photo - Ermine & Thelma Wade
- Photo – Shirley Spitzer at home in Brentsville
- Photo - Tracie & Jesse Whetzel in Brentsville
- Photo - Jessie Elizabeth Keys
- Photo group – 1) Bill Wade with his grandmother, Myrtle Keys Landis; 2) Bill with Mickey Winslow, artist, who made the pen/ink drawings for him
- Bill Wade Remembers Brentsville – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The First Brentsville Jail Escape

October, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live – American Black Vulture - photo
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, June, 1947
- Photo group - 2008 Farm Tour attracts many visitors
- Photo - A wedding at the Union Church, Saturday, September 27th.
- Photo - Students who attended the 2008 Brentsville One-Room School Reunion: Raymond Fogle, Mildred (Fogle) McIntosh, Gladys (Wolfe) Eanes, Frances (Keys) Duckett, John “Freddy” Wolfe, Catherine (Counts) Corner, Leonard Wright and Nelson Keys
- Photo - Students, family and friends who braved Tropical Storm Hanna to attend the 2008 Reunion
- Delores Counts Remembers Brentsville – photo
- Anniversary Event Planned for Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – Reuben Abel & Wm. Sinclair

November, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live - Eastern Gray Squirrel - photo
- Flashback - Governor of Virginia, by Proclamation, Asks Armistice Day Observance, The Prince William News, October 27, 1921
- Photo group – pictures from Pat (Keys) Blake: 1) Patsy, Gary and Helen Keys, May 1943; 2) Helen Elizabeth (Cookson) Keys, Photo by Nick Webster, c1944; 3) Pat holding her parents wedding certificate, December 6, 2006; 4) Cassius Thomas Keys
- Photo group (with poem, It Is The Veteran), Brentsville military: 1) Jimmy Shoemaker; 2) Howard Counts, II; 3) Benny Shoemaker; 4) Danny Shoemaker; 5) Bobby Stephens; 6) Warren Wright
- Pat Blake Remembers Brentsville – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The Burning of Cherry Hill School

December, 2008
- Where Wild Things Live - Marmelade Fly - photo
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, December 5, 1946
- Photo group – Brentsville baseball: 1) Nelson Keys, 1st baseman, Brentsville Wildcats; 2) David Keys, 2nd baseman; 3) Cassius Keys, pitcher
- Photo group – provided by Mary Owens Flory: 1) John Nathaniel Owens and his wife, Lydia (Ellyson) Owens; 2) Martha Gertrude Via – school teacher at Brentsville during period 1911 – 1917. Mother of Mary Ellyson Owens Flory; 3) Eustace Conway Owens (1895 – 1960) Co. “K” 318th Infantry, 80th Division. WW-I; 4) John Nathaniel Owens, his son, Eustace Conway Owens, and Eustace’s two sons, John Nathaniel Owens and Eustace Conway Owens, Jr.
- Mary Owens Flory Remembers Brentsville – photo
- A Look Back in History by Ronald Ray Turner – The Murder of George E. Green

2007

January, 2007
- Featured Building – The Home Maurice Keys Built – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Crain Flies
- Photo – Maurice Keys Family
- Photo – Robert Hilman Keys with wife, Susan Emma (Beavers) Keys
- Photo – Elizabeth Frances (Smith) Chandler
- A Letter to Gladys by Frances Chandler
- Citizens at War – The Story of Brentsville’s Civil War by Paul Spencer (Part 2)
- Flashback – Death of Francis Molair, The Manassas Journal, April 30, 1915

February, 2007
- People of Brentsville and Their Nicknames
- Photo group – People of Brentsville: Ardena Marye Eanes, Casper Whetzel, Cassius Thomas Keys, Catherine Lorraine (Counts) Corner, Charles “Buddy” Pearson, Clyde Wesley Breeden, Cynthia Lenora Eanes, Daniel Jackson Breeden, David Lee Landis, Edith (Melvin) Turner, Ella Mae Hartman, Faye Golladay, Georgie Lou (Bowman) Keys, Giuseppina Marie Bean, Homer Lee Pearson, Jr., Isaac Golladay, James Wesley Keys, Lilly Myrtle (Keys) Landis, Lloyd Glendon Keys, Lucy (Bean) Hartman, Mary Katherine (Burdette) Breeden, Mary Louise Keys Bell, Maurice Rouzie Keys, Nelson Joseph Keys, Thelma Ellen (Landis) Wade, Violet (Keys) Shoemaker, Virginia Amelia (Keys) Braden, William Golladay, William Norton Wade, and Josephine Molair.
- Where Wild Things Live – Dandelion – photo
- Citizens at War – The Story of Brentsville’s Civil War by Paul Spencer (Part 3)

March, 2007
- People of Brentsville and Their Nicknames – the answers
- Where Wild Things Live – Big Brown Bat
- Photos courtesy of Harry Visger - Mary Lou Lipscomb, Student Pastor Warren Moody and wife Kristy, Pastor Ed Haney, wife Peggy and son Sammy, Student Pastor Sam Hope and wife Nancy, and Judy Storch.
- Photo - Bucky, Nancy and twins, Johnny and Frankie Golladay with Virginia Keys
- Photo - The Hydro-electric power plant on Occoquan Run under construction, 1930
- Photo - Conceptual drawing of what the Brentsville Clerk’s Office might have looked like.
- Flashback – Elmer Daniel Breeden died (family announcement); Mr. W. W. Kincheloe dies, The Washington Post, Mar 16, 1902; Will Present Flag to School, The Washington Post, Nov 8, 1907
- Citizens at War – The Story of Brentsville’s Civil War by Paul Spencer (Final)

April, 2007
- Featured Building – the home Homer Pearson Built, 12313 Izaak Walton – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – Sassafras – photos
- Photo group – Mrs. Dorothy Pearson, The Pearson Family soon after moving to Brentsville, Mary, Sam, Bud & H.L., 1958-1959, Sam, Mary, H.L. & Bud, late 80s, Mary and husband Dick Pumphrey, Mary with brother “Buddy” and Mary.
- Brentsville Memories by Mary (Pearson) Pumphrey
- Flashback – Death, Dorothy Foster Pearson, The Washington Post, November 1, 1966; Rosier Woodyard licensed to marry, The Washington Post, May 4, 1915

May, 2007
- Featured Building – the home Cash Keys built – photos
- Photo group: Cash and Helen Elizabeth Keys building their new home in Brentsville, Home in Brentsville that Cash built during the 1920’s, Patsy at the wood pile with her father, and Wood pile beside Cash Keys home
- Photo – Remembering You.
- Where Wild Things Live – Virginia Bluebells – photo
- Photo, 1927 – the Beahm Family: Ella, parents George & Alverta holding Rosa Lee, Robert, Cora, Charles, Hazel, Early, and Ralph
- Brentsville Memories by J. Robert Beahm – photo
- From the Brentsville Courthouse - Brentsville Trustees vs Hamilton, 1825 – 1826, Clerks Loose Papers, Volume I
- Flashback – Rebecca Ann Carter died, The Washington Post, September 19, 1962

June, 2007
- Brentsville Memories by Clyde W. Breeden
- Photo group – Pictures of Clyde – 1) Emma Wolfe, Morgan E. Breeden, Ardena Eanes, Clyde Breeden, Jennings Breeden and Earle Wolfe; 2) Clyde while stationed in Argentia, Newfoundland; 3) Clyde about one year old; 4) Clyde; 5) Clyde with his mother, Olive Marye Breeden at the Wolfe home in Brentsville where he was born; 6) Clyde with his father at the Wolfe home.
- Photo group – Pictures of Clyde W. Wolfe – 1) John F., Clyde W., Gladys L. Wolfe with their mother, Emma L. Wolfe; 2) Clyde Wolfe in his Army uniform; 3) Shooting pool at the home of A.V. and Gladys Eanes; 4) Clyde Wolfe with his grandson, Jamie, Christmas 1977; 5) A birthday wish from his family
- Childhood Memories in Brentsville by Connie Dianne (Wolfe) Saylor - photo
- From the Brentsville Courthouse - James W. Driscoll – Declaration, 1 May 1826, Clerk’s Loose Papers, Vol. I
- Where Wild Things Live – Common Whitetail Dragonfly
- Flashback – Brentsville - The Manassas Journal, May 10, 1928; TO BRIDGE BUILDERS, The Alexandria Gazette, June 15, 1825

July, 2007
- Memories of Brentsville by Deanie Eanes – photo
- Photo group of Deanie Eanes: 1) Deanie and her sister Cindy, “Acting Up” 2) Deanie with her father, A.V., Christmas, 1971; 3) A young Deanie; 4) Gladys &AV holding Deanie soon after she was born.
- Photo – Nokesville Homemakers Club: Photo by Linda Wilfong. And the ladies, left to right are: Anna Hooker, Dottie Hill, Grace Smith, Martha Whetzel, Beverly Haas, Marilyn McClure (in back), Jeanne Adams, Pat Maxwell, Nancy Hedges - and Morgan Breeden
- Photo - Juliet Webster remembers the design on the steps in her home (The White House) from which this pattern was taken.
- Photo - Julie refreshing old memories of Brentsville
- Photo - The Mystery Man
- Where Wild Things Live - Eastern Garter Snake – photo
- Who Am I? Movie Star (?) and Hero
- From the Brentsville Courthouse - Townsend vs Tyler, 1825, Clerk’s Loose Papers, Vol. I
- Flashback - Death of Frances Molair, The Manassas Journal April 30, 1915

August, 2007
- A Brentsville Building – The Home of Larry and Nancy Hedges – photo
- Photo - Selective Service Registration Card for Clyde W. Wolfe (front and back)
- Photo - “Instruction Permit” issued May 15, 1937, to Clyde W. Wolfe
- Photo - Dog License issued 2/25/1924 to Clyde W. Wolfe
- Photo group: 1) Nancy at the Courthouse, May 3, 2003; 2) Nancy and Fran Hibbs volunteering at the Courthouse, September 29, 20; 3) Nancy in the one-room school, March 9, 2002; 4) Catherine Counts Corner Celebrating 80 years! July 14, 2007
- At Home in Brentsville by Nancy Hedges - photo
- Where Wild Things Live - Red Raspberry – photo
- From The Brentsville Courthouse - Cahill & Company vs H.H. Love – On Removal, PWC VA 1890-1891 Court Minutes
- Flashback - Letter from Brentsville, Manassas Messenger, January 30, 1947, (Abbreviated)

September, 2007
- The Gathering by J. C. Breeden
- Where Wild Things Live - Rough-stemmed Goldenrod – photo
- Photo group – Students Who Attended School in Brentsville: Angie Lee Breeden, Bucky Golladay, Douglas Gilbert Keys, Elmer Daniel Breeden, Ethel Vivian Breeden, Frankie Golladay, Franklin Cornwell, George Arthur Melvin, John Foley Melvin, Mary Louise Keys, Raymond Stewart Keys, Virginia Amelia Keys,
- Photo - Paul Spencer, visiting from Adelaide, Australia, speaks of his research on Brentsville
- Photo - 2007 Brentsville School Reunion
- A Letter From Bonnie Leigh (Henderson) DeHart – photo
- Flashback - CARTER, MELVIN LEONARD (SPARKY). The Washington Post, August 19, 1964
- From the Brentsville Courthouse - 24 August 1846, Keys vs Murphy, PWC VA Clerk’s Loose Papers, Volume IV
- 2007 Brentsville School Reunion (with names)

October, 2007
- A Brentsville Building – The Home Oscar Carter Built, 12304 Bristow Road – photo
- Where Wild Things Live – The Locust Borer – photo
- Photo – “Daddy ordered me some new store bought shoes for school but they didn’t come in yet” Fred Wolfe
- Photo – Morgan and Nelson, Brentsville Neighbors!
- Photo group: Locust Borer, Ailanthus Webworm Moth, American Hover Fly, Blue-Black Spider Wasp, Golden Northern Bumble Bee, Mydas Fly
- Pictures from the school reunion: The Queen of the Party! Verona Craig - almost 102 Years Old; The quilt Edith (Melvin) Turner made; and Casper Whetzel
- Brentsville Memories of Morgan Earle Breeden – photo

November, 2007
- A Brentsville Building – The Home Walter W. Keys Built – 12334 Bristow Rd. – photo
- Photo group of the Walter Keys Home: 1) Shown here behind Patsy Keys and her father, Cassius Thomas Keys; 2) Photo taken by Helen Keys during January 1937, after the home burned; 3) Walter Wildman Keys; & 4) Dorothy Sylvia Keys born here March 20, 1922
- Where Wild Things Live - Blue-Black Spider Wasp – photo
- Photo group – Brentsville men in uniform: 1) Nelson Bradshaw; 2) David Landis, 3) George Melvin, 4) Johnny Melvin, & 5) Paul Ratliff
- Brentsville Memories of John F. Wolfe (Part 1) – photo
- From the Brentsville Courthouse - George W. Tansill certified for Sheriff, Prince William County Virginia 1890 - 1891 Court Minutes
- Flashback – Brentsville, The Journal Messenger, Thursday, December 31, 1953

December, 2007
- A Brentsville Building – The Old Cornwell Place (or The Little Red House), 12220 Bristow Road – photo
- Photo group – The Old Cornwell Place: 1) Reportedly built in the 1830’s, this small house was home to a number of families during the course of its existence. Here, residents of Brentsville were born and died. It was small but, “Be it ever so humble, there is no place like home!” 2) National Register of Historic Places, The Brentsville Historic District, File #76-338, Photo by N. Born 3) George Dewey Keys with daughter Elizabeth (Keys) Whetzel and her daughter Sandra Whetzel.; 4) Rosie (Burch)Keys, wife of Dewey Keys and Violet Louellen Keys in front of Robert Hilman Keys’ home in Brentsville, located just to the right of the store; 5) The Final Day -- September 3, 2005
- Photo – Agnes Webster from a home movie taken in the 1940’s Courtesy of Julie
- Where Wild Things Live – Ailanthus Webworm Moth – photo
- Photo – copy of store receipt: From the Kincheloe Store, Courtesy of Ron Turner
- Photo: Hall’s Log Cabin during restoration (back view), November 9, 2007
- Brentsville Memories of John F. Wolfe (Part 2) – photo
- Roasted pumpkin seeds
- From the Brentsville Courthouse: At the County court held in Prince William County, On Monday the 7th day of December 1891, Present, Hon. William E. Lipscomb, judge of said court, PWC 1890 - 1891 Court Minutes
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, December 26, 1919

2006

January, 2006
- Cartoon – The Store by Agnes Webster as featured in The Weekly Star, February 7, 1955
- Featured Building – The Brentsville Store – photo
- Photo of R.H. Keys on front porch of store with Jim Black
- Where Wild Things Live – Five-lined Skink – photos
- Photo of George Reaves in the Brentsville Store
- Going to the Brentsville Store by Juliet Webster – photo Flashback – Letter From Brentsville by Agnes Webster, October 1946

February, 2006
- Featured Building – the Whetzel/Eanes Home – photo
- Photo group – Brentsville Weddings – Clyde & Verona Bean, Lloyd & Doris Keys, AV & Gladys Eanes, Brian & Becky Noonan, Joe & Ora Keys, James & Mildred Wolfe, Richard & Cathy White, Joe & Melody LaGrave, Freddy & Hazel Wolfe, Nelson & Georgie Keys, David & Cathy Eanes, Kevan & Tammy Bean, Morgan & Marye Breeden, Ira & Libby Whetzel, John & Deloris Eanes, Joseph & Jessica Braden
- Where Wild Things Live – Wild Rose – Rosa carolina L. – photo
- 100 Years of Memories by Verona (Counts) (Bean) Craig – photo Flashback – Heflin – Keys Wedding Held

March, 2006
- Featured Building – The Brentsville Presbyterian Church – photo
- Photo of the Union Church
- Where Wild Things Live – Celtis occidentalis (common hackberry tree)
- Photo – the congregation of the Brentsville Presbyterian Church (in the Union Church) with names
- Remembering Brentsville by Catherine (Counts) Corner – photo
- Flashback – “Old Courthouse Is Dedicated” The Manassas Journal, August 1930
- Brentsville, The People, Places and Memories – Request for information – form

April, 2006
- Featured Building – Hatchers Memorial Baptist Church – photo
- Photo – Hatcher’s Congregation – year unknown – not identified
- Photo – Miss Minnie Smith with the Golden Stars
- Photo – news clip – girls 4-H in front of courthouse – courtesy Shirley Collins
- Where Wild Things Live – Eastern Boxelder Bug – photo
- Photo – Flowering Cherry Trees on the Breeden property along Donovan Road
- George Melvin Remembers Brentsville – photo
- Flashback – “Brentsville District 4-H Club Organized” The Washington Post, May 27, 1944; The Brentsville Courthouse Committee will sponsor a movie, The Manassas Journal, April 25, 1947

May, 2006
- The History of Mothers Day
- A Few Brentsville Mothers – photo – Mrs. Mamie (Counts) Keys, Mrs. Annie (Cornwell) Spitzer, Mrs. Tracy (Spitzer) Whetzel, Mrs. Minnie (Keys) Counts, Mrs. Helen (Cookson) Keys, Mrs. Ora (Heflin) Keys, Mrs. Esta (Rush) Golladay, Mrs. Emma (Smith) Wolfe, Mrs. Ethel (Burke) Breeden, Mrs. James, Mrs. Hazel (Heflin) Stephens, Mrs. Hattie Petty, Mrs. Ethel Lefebvre, Mrs. Peterson & Mrs. Seymour. Also Miss Helen Peterson, Miss Edith Lefebvre, Miss Virginia Bradshaw, Miss Anna Cornwell, and Miss Louise Keys.
- Photo – Mrs. Verona Craig and her family in the courthouse
- Photo – Mrs. John Donovan
- Photo – Brentsville’s Aircraft Observation Station with Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Helen Keys
- Photo – pages from the observers log – courtesy of Frank Golladay
- Photo – Lucy Hartman holding observers badge
- Memories of Growing Up in Brentsville by Edith Melvin Turner - photo
- “Aprons” by unknown
- U.S. Army Aircraft Warning Service

June, 2006
- Our Historic Courthouse Complex – status of restoration actions
- Where Wild Things Live – Mourning Cloak Butterfly – photo
- Photo group – People of Brentsville – A.V. Eanes, Barry Braden, Bennie Breeden, Bucky Golladay, Casper Whetzel, Clyde Bean, Clyde Breeden, Clyde Wolfe, Daniel Breeden, Douglas Keys, Eddie Powell, Franklin Cornwell, George Melvin, Gill Machen, Grady Shoemaker, Hilman Keys, Jennings Breeden, Jimmy Shoemaker, John Donovan, John Eanes, John Wolfe, Joe Keys, “Junior” Wolfe, Morgan E. Breeden, Morgan H. Breeden, “Bert” Snouffer, Pete Collins, Robert A. Keys, “Shorty” Braden, Sil Wellington Pearson, Steve Eanes, Harold Wright
- Memories of Brentsville by Nick Webster – photo
- In Our Town – Courthouse Examination, 7 October 1884 – Clerk’s Loose Papers Vol. VII
- Flashback – Brentsville (Written by Nick Webster) The Manassas Messenger, January 1946

July, 2006
- Featured Building – Wooly Booly Farm – home of Michael and Barbara Janay – photo
- Photo – Mrs. Laura Seymour (from Bill Wade)
- Where Wild Things Live – Eastern Box Turtle – photo
- Photo – Susan Emma (Beavers) Keys with her Great-Grandson, Bill Wade, c1939
- Photo – Four Generations – Susan Emma (Beavers) Keys, Lillie Myrtle (Keys) Landis, Thelma Ellen (Landis) Wade, and William “Billy” Norton Wade
- Childhood Memories of Brentsville – Part 1 by DeLancy Webster - photo
- Flashback – Prince William Group to Hold Annual Event at Brentsville – The Washington Post, July 22, 1931
- In Our Town – Recovering Deed Book #25, 12 June 1975 – Clerk’s Loose Papers, Vol. VII

August, 2006
- Featured Building – The Harry Visger Home – photo
- Commonwealth vs Renoe August 8, 1843 – Clerk’s Loose Papers, Vol. III
- Photo – Family of William Henry Breeden – identified
- Where Wild Things Live – Common Mullein
- Photo group – Pictures from Harry Visger – Angie Lee Breeden, Ethel Irene (Burke) & Benjamin Jackson Breeden, Elmer Daniel Breeden, Ethel Vivian Breeden, Hazel Stephens, Oscar Carter, Grady Shoemaker, and “The Willing Helpers” Minnie Counts, Hazel Stephens, Ethel Breeden, Lila Landis, Angie Visger, Billie Burke, Fern Slusher, & Helen Slusher.
- Childhood Memories of Brentsville – Part 2 by DeLancy Webster - photo
- Flashback – “Brentsville Has Farmers Class,” The Manassas Journal, July 18, 1929
- Thanks to Mary Staggs for donating “Book of Remembrances” of her mother, Dorothy Woodhouse Varner

September, 2006
- Photo – copy of Davis Store receipt
- Featured Building – Home of Paul and Bobbie Ratliff, 12315 Izaak Walton Drive – photo
- Photo – A V Eanes (in Brentsville Wild Cats baseball uniform) on front porch, 1949
- Photo – Gladys & A V Eanes with their first child, Ardena Marye in front of house, August 1949
- Photo group – pictures from Bobbie Ratliff – Paul Ratliff (in uniform), Homer Pearson holding Rocky, February 1916, Martin, Vernon and Rocky at Brentsville Supperette, The Ratliff Children.
- Computer-generated art by Bobbie Ratliff
- Where Wild Things Live – Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
- Ratliff Family Life in Brentsville by Bobbie Ratliff – photo
- Flashback (series of events): 01-05-1958 Ken Bradshaw dies; 02-11-1958 Ruth Alice Abner died; 07-12-1960 Bo Counts killed in fall from tractor; 11-12- 1960 dispute over compulsory school attendance; 09-19-1962 Rebecca Carter dies; 12-23-1962 plans for Christmas Program; 09-11-1963 Benjamin Wynnett Wolfe dies at home; 11-12-1963 George M. Brown dies; 08-19-1964 Sparkey Carter killed by drunk driver; 10-03-1964 Sammy Payne accidentally shot; 01-06-1966 Spicer Keys, Jr. dies; 01-11-1966 Dorothy Pearson dies; 04-02-1967 T. Clay Wood returns to School Board; 07-12-1969 Election results are in; and 12-22-1967 Supervisors refuse to endorse proposed 5-year park program.

October, 2006
- Featured Building – The Brentsville Courthouse – 4th County Seat – photo
- Photo group – restoration of courthouse – old and new
- Where Wild Things Grow – Paw Paw – photo
- Photo – Smith family gathering at the courthouse
- Lucy Mae Hartman remembers Brentsville
- Flashback – “Ten Years in the Ranks U. S. Army” by Augustus Meyers

November, 2006
- Featured Building – The IOOF Lodge #77 – pictures
- Photo – Grady Shoemaker and Violet Keys in front of the IOOF
- Where Wild Things Live – Pill bugs
- Photo – Bert Snouffer, Jimmy Shoemaker and David Landis on Bert’s 80th birthday
- Photo – Spicer Keys, Joe Keys, Cash Keys, Helen Keys, David Keys and Bobby Landis, March 25, 1926
- Reflections of Lois Marie Compton Blankenship – photo
- Records of the Court – 7 October 1912, sale of courthouse, jail and lot to I.N.H. Beahm, Clerk’s Loose Papers, Vol. V
- Flashback – Brentsville – The Manassas Journal, June 15, 1923

December, 2006
- Childhood Memories of Brentsville by J. C. Breeden
- Photo – adult male coyote captured by Daniel Breeden
- Photo – Bill Wade mowing in front of old Keys/Molair home
- Photo – Barbara Wade in front of old Keys/Molair home
- Where Wild Things Live – persimmon tree – pictures
- Citizens at War – The Story of Brentsville’s Civil War by Paul Spencer (Part 1)
- Flashback – Brentsville News – The Manassas Journal, December 14, 1923

2005

Note: publication of "Brentsville Neighbors" started in October, 2005

October, 2005
- Mrs. Helen (Newland) Hammond remembers teaching at the Brentsville One-Room School – photo
- Brentsville School Teachers Throughout The Years by Nelson Keys
- Happy 100th Birthday to Mrs. Verona (Counts) (Bean) Craig – photo
- Nelson Keys Remembers Brentsville – photo
- Students who attended the 77th School Reunion – photo with Edith Turner’s quilt
- Reflections – Heat Lamp Causes Destruction – The Weekly Star – February 7, 1955

November, 2005
- Union Church from “Discover” September 2005
- Gen. Howard H. Cooksey
- Flashback – “War Injuries Lead to Meeting of Brentsville Boy and Pal” The Manassas Journal, October 20, 1950
- Saluting Those Who Served (Pictures in uniform) – Gordon Newland, James Wolfe, Earle Wolfe, A V Eanes, Franklin Cornwell, James W. Keys, Charles Bean, John “Freddy” Wolfe, Nelson Keys & Silas Bean, Clyde Wolfe, Darin Braden, Douglas Keys, Raymond Keys, Clyde Breeden, Donna Braden, John Eanes, Ruth Dotson, Ernest “Grant” Dotson, Daniel Breeden, Sidney Spitzer, Eugene Flory, Morgan E. Breeden, Elmer Breeden, Melody Sue & Joe LaGrave, Cleveland Flory
- Brentsville Memories by Eddie Powell – photo
- The Brentsville Union Church Restoration
- The History Channel Visits Brentsville – photo

December, 2005
- Featured Building – Home of John F. Wolfe – photo
- Window Pane with Viola Davis name scratched in
- Where Wild Things Grow – Those Pesky Cockleburs – photo
- Photos – Memories of Christmas Past –
- A Brentsville Christmas by Kay Breeden – photo
- Flashback – Death of Millie Tyler Woodyard – The Manassas Journal, June 4, 1915

from the November, 2006 Brentsville Neighbors
from the November, 2006 "Brentsville Neighbors"


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