The Mosby Heritage Area Association is proud to announce the upcoming events for 2015. Details for these events will be coming soon so keep an eye on this page or check the monthly e-newsletter.
Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2:00 pm
Marshall: A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War
Talk and Book Signing by Rachel Yarnell Thompson
MHAA is thrilled to be welcoming author and historian Rachel Y. Thompson. Ms Thompson is the Director of Special Projects at the George C. Marshall International Center at Marshall’s home, Dodona Manor, in Leesburg, Virginia. She is the author of a new biography of General George C. Marshall, “Marshall: A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War.” MHAA is humbled by the generosity and hospitality of Dr. Betsee Parker in allowing us to have this event at her lovely farm, Farmer’s Delight.
$25 for MHAA members and $30 nonmembers.
Sunday March 22, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Conversations: 1865--Great God! Take Care of Us Now!
Mt. Zion (Church) Historic Park, 40309 John S. Mosby Highway, Aldie, VA
Mosby Heritage Area Association Executive Director Rich Gillespie presents the next in his continuing series of programs examining the Civil War Era through stories from the heritage area's historic sites. The 1851 church itself is the subject of one of this year's stories. The pews at Mt. Zion are hard and our long-terms guest bring a pillow and dress warmly.
Admission: Adults-$10, Students-free. No reservation required.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
J.E.B. Stuart and the Retaking of Fleetwood Hill
Tour and Talk by Clark Hall at Brandy Station Battlefield
Sunday April 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Cavaliers, Courage, and Coffee: The End of the War in Guerilla Country
North Fork Baptist Church, 38130 North Fork Road, Purcellville, VA 20132
The Gray Ghost Interpretive Group offers its final Civil War Sesquicentennial examination of soldier and civilian life in the region, examining the last month of the War locally. North Fork Baptist Church saw the raising of John S. Mosby's final company of Rangers--Company H--just four days before the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox. This will be part of a commemoration and Virginia Civil War Trails Sign dedication at North Fork Baptist Church that day.
Admission: Adults-$10, Students-$5. Reservations not required.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Mosby Disbands in Marshall: 150th Anniversary
Sunday, May 3, 2015, 10:00 am
Mosby Ride in Fauquier County
with Tour of Waveland and Lunch
Saturday & Sunday, June 6-7, 2015
Mosby Ranger Descendant Reunion
Saturday: Reunion Gathering Middleburg Community Center, Middleburg, VA
Sunday: Mosby House Tour
Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2:00 pm
Lafayette Visits: A Talk by Marc Leepson
Sunday, September 13, 2015
With Special Guest Speaker, Bud Robertson
Weekend, October 2-4, 2015
18th Annual Civil War Conference
The Second Day at Gettysburg
Sunday, November 14, 2015
20th Anniversary Event