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P.O. Box 56
Great Falls, VA  22066

"To feel the pulse of earth where man has trod, and for the future, keep the past."

Tibbetts Deadline

Don't forget to make your reservations for the Tibbetts Award Banquet before February 7!  2018 winner Carole Herrick will be honored at the annual banquet held February 13th, 6:30 at the Old Brogue.  Download the announcement and reservation form here:
Tibbets Announcement.pdf(Adobe format)
Tibbets Announcement.doc(Word format)

Watch the video of our January 10 speaker Elaine McRey teaching us how to use internet tools to research our family trees - available now on Vimeo

Read about the Nov. 8 Speakers led by Joan Wehner on the 1983 Effort to Save the Old School House in our Blog and watch a video of the presentation on Vimeo.

Jim Lewis
If you missed October's Presentation by Jim Lewis you can still watch it online - available n
ow on Vimeo!

Chronicler Archives

Archived copies of the GFHS Chronicler going back to 1981 are now available online. See "Newsletters" in the "News" menu.

Chronicler Archive

The Results Are In!

The results of our 1890s Baseball Team History Challenge are officially in. Thanks to the hard work of Brian Love and Ansley Bryan, we have full histories for three of our players! Click here or visit our gallery to view their reports.

In Loving Memory: Mark Turner

Mark Turner served as President of the Great Falls Historical Society from 2005 through 2008. Whether Great Falls Day or other meetings and celebrations, Mark Turner was a loving participant in keeping the past for Great Falls residents to enjoy. We will miss his quiet respect and dignity and his love of family and community.

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Thelma's Country Store:
A Colvin Run Road Legacy

by Doris Carpenter

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