The Manassas Battlefield Trust, which supports the work of the National Park Service at the Manassas battlefield, is looking to add one hundred new volunteer members. Please check for more information.
Monthly Archives: October 2015
Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places
If you haven’t done so in a while, it might be a good time to reacquaint yourself with Preservation Virginia’s list of Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places. The 2015 list includes the entire town of Port Royal on the Rappahannock River.
Alexandria, Ramsey Homes to Be Demolished
“Built by the federal government in 1941-1942 to house African American defense workers,” the site will be used for new, “affordable” housing. See, Patricia Sullivan, In Alexandria, a choice of historic preservation or affordable housing. Washington Post, 12 September 2015