Calendar of Events




The Middle Potomac History Research Group
Meeting every 3rd Tuesday, 4-6 pm

The Josephine School Community Museum Board
Monthly Meeting on the 4th Monday, 4:30pm



 


 

April 2018

Book Club Discussion

 

Sunday, April 8, 2018   3 – 5 pm

“WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE”

by  Martin Luther King, Jr.

 


 

April 2018

In partnership with Clarke County Historical Association

Desegregation in Clarke County:

A Retrospective

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018   2:00 pm

 

Boyce United Methodist Church

8 Old Chapel Avenue, Boyce VA

 

A Panel Discussion with former teachers and students from

Johnson-Williams High School and Clarke County High School

 


Past Events


 

February 2018

 

Dramatic Reading Competition

Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

Students in grades 2,3,4 and 5 competed for

certificates and prizes by reading from stories, poems,

folktales or essays by or about African-Americans


 

January 2018

Commemorating the

200th Birthday of Thomas Laws

 

A Reading of the Play

“Rebecca and Thomas:  A Civil War Spy Tale”

written and directed by Sharon W. Dixon

In 1864 Thomas Laws, a slave, and Rebecca Wright, a Quaker,

collaborated to provide vital military information to General Philip

Sheridan, resulting in a Union victory at the 3rd Battle of Winchester.

 

Followed by

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Milton Valley Cemetery

 

 

Sunday, January 21, 2018   2:00 pm

 


 

January 2018

In partnership with Barns of Rose Hill and Handley Regional Library

Film:  Loving

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest

for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle

that would end with the Supreme Court’s historic 1967 decision.

 

Sunday, January 14, 2018   4:00 pm

at

Barns of Rose Hill