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where man has trod and
for the future keep the past.


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GFHS 2012-2013 PROGRAMS


o promote community spirit, by bringing the past into the present, we provide these monthly programs on the events, forces, and people who have shaped and are shaping history.  Please attend!   Everyone is welcome.

If you do not already receive
— and would like to have —
an e-mail reminder of each meeting,
just send a request to <webmaster@gfhs.org>.


2013

Sept 18 Mosby's Civil War Experiences
"In My Own Words"

Presented by Rick & Debbie Turner,
Civil War Re-Enactors

7:00 PM at the Great Falls Grange
 
Oct 9 Great Falls October Fest w/Pot Luck
& The Kings Park Band

6:00 PM at the Great Falls Grange
 
Oct 26 The Oliver Family of Great Falls
Presented by Willard Oliver & Rick Oliver
2:00 - 4;00 PM at the Great Falls Library
 
Dec 11 A Great Falls Country Christmas
Memories & Music
6:00 PM - Site TBD
 

2014

Jan 15 Great Falls' Archeology
& Native American Heritage

Presented by Elizabeth A. Crowell,
Archeologist, Fairfax County Park Authority
& Professional Historian

also
George Washington
& The Patowmack Canal

Presented by Rachel Berger,
National Park Service

7:00 PM at the Great Falls Library
 
Feb 12
The African-American
Community of Great Falls

Presented by Marian Dobbins
7:00 PM at the Great Falls Library
 
Mar 12 The Churches of Great Falls
1850 to 1950

Presented by Church Historians of
Great Falls Ecumenical Council
7:00 PM at the Great Falls Library
 
Apr 9 Local Cemeteries, Local Obituaries,
& Local Insights

Presented by Great FallsStaff
7:00 PM at the Great Falls Library
 
May 4 Great Falls Day:
Sunday, 12 Noon to 5:00 PM
at the Great Falls Grange Park
 
May 14 GFHS Annual Meeting
& Tibbetts Award Banquet

6:00 PM - Location TBD
 

UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE, MEETINGS ARE HELD AT 7:00 PM AT THE GREAT FALLS LIBRARY, NEXT DOOR TO THE GRANGE HALL AT 9818 GEORGETOWN PIKE.


PLEASE REMEMBER — WHEN FAIRFAX COUNTY SCHOOL CLOSINGS ARE NECESSARY BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER, PROGRAMS SCHEDULED AT THE LIBRARY OR THE GRANGE WILL BE CANCELED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, E-MAIL <programs@gfhs.org>.


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