Saturday, January 5, 2013

January Programs

Prince William County Historic Preservation Division has a number of wonderful programs and events planned for 2013. 
Below are the programs for January.  The full 2013 program list will be available soon on their website at www.pwcgov.or/historicpreservation

January 10, 2013
Lecture: Cause and Effect, the Richmond Home Front In 1863
7pm; Free, donations accepted
In March and May of 1863, a fire at Tredegar Ironworks and an explosion on Browns Island created a shortfall of arms and ammunition the Confederacy needed for the war effort.  Ed Sanders, historian, from the Richmond National Battlefield will give detailed commentary on damages done to the Confederate war machine and its effect on the outcome of the Gettysburg Campaign in the summer of 1863.
Old Manassas Courthouse, 9246 Lee StreetManassasVA. 703-792-4754

January 24, 2013
Lecture: Americans in Wartime
7pm; Free, donations accepted
Representatives of the Americans in Wartime Museum will give an overview of their ongoing efforts and progress toward opening the Americans in Wartime Museum facility.  The museum will discuss the broad scope of their many projects.  The presentation will cover everything from a WWII soldier’s footlocker to a fire-engine from September 11th.
Old Manassas Courthouse, 9246 Lee StreetManassasVA. 703-792-4754

January 27, 2013
Key to the Courthouse Local Wedding Showcase
1-5pm; Free.
If you are getting married join us for a bridal expo at the Old Manassas Courthouse.  There will be local vendors, consultations, entertainment, tasting tables and fun!  Events is sponsored jointly by Davis Talley Events and Design and Prince William County Historic Preservation. 
Old Manassas Courthouse, 9246 Lee StreetManassasVA. 703-499-9812

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