Short Hill Historical Society
Join the Short Hill Historical Society at the Between the Hills Community Center on Sunday, September 22 at 2 p.m. for the next in their History Talks, Trips, and Treasures series. The non-profit organization is pleased to feature its president, Mark Ware who will give a talk about relics from the 1700s through the Civil War which he has found in western Loudoun County over the past 30 years. He will also have part of his collection on display. Light refreshments will be provided. A suggested donation of $5 a person is welcome. Register online!
Mark Ware is a life-long resident of Hillsboro and has served as the Short Hill Historical Society’s president since 2005. A former United States Marine, Mr. Ware has always been interested in military history and has conducted extensive research about the Short Hill area. He has a large collection of artifacts that range from Native American tools to Civil War era buckles, bottles, bullets, buttons, coins, plates, and more. His talk will feature information about some of the more interesting relics he has found. Before and after the talk, you will have a chance to see a display of the treasures.
The Between the Hills Community Center is located at 11762 Harpers Ferry Rd, Purcellville, VA 20132. The Short Hill Historical Society’s History Talks, Trips, and Treasures series is sponsored by The Purcellville Gazette—the Title Sponsor, and Jason P. Sengpiehl of the Sengpiehl Insurance Group. Learn more about this series and about the Short Hill Historical Society at www.ShortHillHistoricalSociety.org.
The Short Hill Historical Society is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, protecting, and preserving the history and historic landmarks of the Short Hill region of western Loudoun County and providing experiences that engage people of all ages in learning about and protecting the history of the area. Annual dues and donations help support these efforts. Learn more, join, and donate online at www.ShortHillHistoricalSociety.org.
2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Between the Hills Community Center