Next Meeting:
Sat., Jun. 24, 2023
1 p.m.
George Mason U.
Fenwick Library



Fairfax Library

George Mason University Fenwick Library
Main Reading Room
June 24, 2023
A Doeg Boy, Fugitive Woman, and Plantation Mistress
Graduate Student Research Presentations

Visitor Parking at GMU:
Fenwick Library is No. 22 on the map.
Rappahannock River and Mason Pond parking decks are closest to Fenwick. There may also be parking meters and accessible parking.



Previous Meetings

Fairfax Library

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
March 12, 2023
The Quanders: Since 1684, an Enduring African American Legacy
Speaker: Retired Judge Rohulamin Quander
April 23, 2023
The Jewish Community in Northerm Virginia
Speakers: Shawn & Susan Dilles

Fairfax Library

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
December 5, 2022
Oakton Schoolhouse
Speaker: Nicole Williamson, Girl Scout

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Dec Program

Laurel Grove School

Laurel Grove School Museum
Alexandria, Virginia 22310
September 11, 2022

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Laurel Grove Sign Anne Stuntz & Sue Bob Phillips & daughter
Laurel Grove Sign Board Member Anne Stuntz & president Sue Kovach Shuman Treasuruer Bob Phillips and his daughter

Herndon Depot Museum

Herndon Depot Museum
May 22, 2022
Walking Tour of Herndon, Virginia
Tour Guide: Barbara Glakas

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Big Box

Old Town Hall

The 95th anniversary of the release of the 1924 silent movie
"The Road to Happiness"
Speaker: Chris Barbuschak

Old Town Hall
November 3, 2019

Crouch School House

The History of Crouch School House and Nearby
One-Room Schools
Speaker: Jeff Clark, FCPS Historian

Crouch School House
September 15, 2019

Fairfax County Public Safety Building

Fairfax County Police and Fire Museums
March 3, 2019

Fairfax Courthouse 100 years

The Charge of the Grey Devils at Fairfax Court House
Speaker: William Page Johnson, II

Historic Fairfax County Courthouse
June 12, 2016

Green Spring

Historic Green Spring/Green Spring Gardens
October 25, 2015

Mt. Gilead

Mt. Gilead
June 28, 2015

Historic Huntley

Historic Huntley
May 24, 2015

Filene Center

Wolf Trap National Park fro the Performing Arts
September 14, 2014

Pleasant Grove Church

50 Years of Reston's History with founder, Bob Simon
Reston Museum
June 29, 2014

Pleasant Grove Church

African-American experience in Fairfax County 1865-1965
Speaker: Edwin Henderson II

Pleasant Grove Church
September 30, 2012

Workhouse Art Center

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
Speaker: Kathleen Pablo

Workhouse Art Center
May 6, 2012


Interpretive Center

Everyday Life Behind the Lines 1860 – 1862
Baltimore, Washington, Fairfax
Speaker: Lloyce Ann West

Civil War Interpretive Center
March 25, 2012

Fairfax Library

Shipbuilding on the Bay and the Highways of Water
Speaker: Robert E. Pratt

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
December 4, 2011

Sherwood Regional Library

The Ruins of Belvoir, home of William Fairfax
Speaker: Patrick L. O'Neill

Sherwood Regional Library
September 25, 2011

Vale School
Photo: Carol L. Cross

Historic Hunters Mill Road
Speaker: James Lewis

The Vale School
May 22, 2011

Fairfax Library

Northern Virginia Silversmiths and Artisans
Speaker: Catherine B. Hollan

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
March 27, 2011

Fairfax Courthouse

History of the Fairfax County Police Department 1921-1990
Speaker: Dan Courtney

The Fairfax Courthouse
December 5, 2010

Henry Mackall Home

Tour of the Mackall Home
Speaker: Karen Washburn

Henry C. Mackall Homeplace
October 31, 2010

Pohick Church

Tour of the Pohick Church

Historic Pohick Church
September 26, 2010

Mount Vernon

Tour of Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon
June 27, 2010

Jack Hiller

Speaker: Jack Hiller

Braddock District Supervisor’s Office,
Burke, VA
March 21, 2010

Freeman Store

Museum Exhibit "Vienna Remembers WWII" and
Tour of the 1874 Vienna Presbyterian Chapel

Freeman Store and Museum
November 22, 2009

Mosby Display

"Lesser Known Civil War Incidents in Fairfax County"
Speaker: Don Hakenson

Franconia Museum
June 28, 2009


Interpretive Center

Civil War Interpretive Center
March 29, 2009

Langley Meeting House

Walking Tour of Historic Langley Fork
Speakers: Henry & Douglas Mackall

Langley Fork Meeting House
September 28, 2008

Mt. Gilead

Tour of Mt. Gilead and Spindle Sears House
Speakers: Michael Rierson and Michael Frey

Mt. Gilead
May 18, 2008

Fairfax City Library

Tour of the new Virginia Room
Speaker: Suzanne Levy

The City of Fairfax Regional Library
March 2, 2008

Vale Schoolhouse

History of the Vale community and historic schoolhouse origins.
Speaker: Trish Strat

The Vale Schoolhouse
December 16, 2007

Friends Meetinghouse

History of the Meeting House and changes to the neighborhood.

Friends Meetinghouse at Woodlawn

September 16, 2007

Braddock's True Gold

Braddock's True Gold:
20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County

Wakefield Chapel
September 24, 2006

Fairfax Museum

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
December 4, 2005

Long View

Long View
June 26, 2005

Long View

"Journey to Bloomfield"
Speaker: Mrs. Cordelia Sansone

Dranesville Tavern
April 10, 2005


October 24, 2004


Speaker: Lewis Leigh, Jr.

June 6, 2004

Laurel Grove School

Franconia Museum/Laurel Grove Community
Speaker: Phyllis Walker Ford

Laurel Grove School and Laurel GroveBaptist Church
April 18, 2004

Lorton Prison Workhouse Facility

"A 90 Year Experiment Comes to an End"
Speakers: Irma Clifton & Mary Oakley

Former Lorton Prison Workhouse Facility
June 23, 2002



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