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Events at Manassas National Battlefield Park to mark 160th anniversary of First Battle of Manassas

The 2021 commemoration will take place on the weekend of July 17-18, and on the anniversary of the battle itself on Wednesday, July 21.

Virginia Museum of History & Culture gets national award for Va.‘s Women’s Suffrage 100th year

Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) has been selected by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) to receive a 2021 National Award of Excellence recipient for its year-long leadership of Virginia’s Women’s Suffrage Centennial.

PWC student a winner in National History Day contest

From Prince William County’s Mary J. Porter Traditional School, 7th grader Julienne Lim placed 9th in the Junior Individual Website category with her project, “Devil Dog Canines: A Line of Communication in World War II.”

PWC Government will be closed Friday, June 18, 2021 for Juneeenth

Prince William County Government with some exceptions noted below will be closed Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth.

Rehabilitated Arlington House historic memorial reopens to visitors at Arlington National Cemetery

The National Park Service (NPS) reports that today, June 8, Arlington House has reopened to the public at Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington House is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

George Liffert of Woodbridge, once a park ranger at Prince William Forest Park, now Superintendent

On May 24, George Liffert of Woodbridge became the new superintendent of Prince William Forest Park, the national park in Triangle where he started his career as a park ranger with the National Park Service (NPS).

PWC wants residents’ help to develop new “brand identity”

Prince William County Department of Economic Development and the Office of Tourism are encouraging residents, businesses and community stakeholders to share their feedback and ideas on how the County can best adapt, differentiate and expand economic growth.

War College historian to critique high command at May 6 talk

National Museum of the Civil War Soldier in Petersburg will host historian Dr. Christian B. Keller talking about his new book on Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee whose styles, friendship and faith made them so successful in battle.

Legislation to honor Sept. 11 heroes with special tour trail ahead of 20th anniversary of 9/11

U.S. Congressmen Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Don Beyer (D-VA) have introduced legislation to designate the “September 11th National Memorial Trail.” The Secretary of Interior would be authorized to designate a tour route to link the National September 11th Memorial and Museum in New York City, the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Va., and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, Pa.

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