Historic Prince William

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Next Public Meeting of Historic Prince William

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:30pm
From "Colonial" to "Colonial Revival" - The Comforts of Home by Dennis VanDerlaske
A look at how residential architecture changed from the Colonial American period to the Colonial Revival Period of the early 20th century and how, in the process, our houses grew more comfortable.

We meet every few months at McCoart Administrative Center, Room 107 A&B in the Developmental Services Building, Prince William, VA 22192 (directions and map)

Local History in the News
Controversial Virginia family subject of Manassas Museum exhibit (Potomac Local, August 14, 2015)
The ladies who bring history to life at Civil War Weekend in Manassas (Potomac Local, August 10, 2015)
Prince William County history buff gets his wedding wish (Washington Post, June 28, 2015)
Mystery graves: Who's buried by the Coles Volunteer Fire Department? (InsideNOVA, April 22, 2014)
In Virginia, protests arise as a forlorn cemetery is dug up to make way for high school football (Washington Post, December 2, 2013)
Prince William teacher recalls role in helping integrate county schools (Washington Post, February 13, 2012)


In Memoriam: Jerry MacDonald (September 27, 1937 - August 17, 2015).
He was serving as the Secretary for Historic Prince William (see obituary).

Jerry MacDonald
Jerry MacDonald

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

slice of Crossroads and Corners map
Crossroads and Corners has been reprinted and is now available for purchase, along with the historic map.
For details, see Publications (and be sure to check out the monthly Brentsville Neighbors report too...)


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