The Hessian Barracks in Frederick, Maryland as they appear today.

Hessian Soldiers in Lovettsville

April 3, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

Hessian Soldiers in Lovettsville  By Edward Spannaus During the American Revolution, tens of thousands of German soldiers were sent by their rulers to fight against the American colonists on behalf of the British crown. Thousands […]

Lovettsville History Magazine

Our January 2020 Newsletter is now available!

January 3, 2020 LHS_Admin 0

Get the full January issue here.  Feb. 9:  “Lovettsville 101:”  An introduction to The German Settlement Rob Jones honored at LHS Annual Membership Meeting Feature article:  Luther Potterfield and the Lovettsville Potterfields: A Family Divided Rev. […]

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The German-American Zweitürhaus

November 1, 2019 LHS_Admin 0

  Why does that house have two front doors?    One little-known feature which gives the Lovettsville area a distinctive Germanic flavor, is the presence of a number of two-door houses – that is, two […]

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August 11 — Daniel Morgan: American Rifleman

August 1, 2019 LHS_Admin 0

Daniel Morgan: American Rifleman – The Life and Military Career of one of General George Washington’s Most Effective Commanders of the Revolutionary War Presented by Randolph G. Flood Founder of the American Revolution Consortium for Civic […]

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Finding Loudoun’s Historic Cemeteries

June 15, 2019 LHS_Admin 0

As part of a broader effort to identify and preserve Loudoun County historic cemeteries and burial grounds, a newly-developed, interactive Loudoun County cemeteries map was unveiled at the June 4 Board of Supervisors meeting. With […]

Lovettsville History Magazine

Our June 2019 newsletter is now available!

June 1, 2019 LHS_Admin 0

For our latest issue, read it here. In this issue: Lecture June 9: “A conversation with Walter Fleming” Upcoming LHS lectures and events Heritage Commission proposal presented to Supervisors 1938 WPA Historical Inventory: New Jerusalem […]

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February 2019 Newsletter is now available

February 2, 2019 LHS_Admin 0

Our February newsletter has just been published — accompanying the Russell Baker story, is a fascinating  school petition from the 1930s by parents from Morrisonville, plus photographs, and lots of other news about upcoming history […]

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Lovettsville Alumni Association Celebrates 101st Anniversary (2018)

June 16, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

With Pamela A. Potts, Donald Fletcher, Judy Virts-Beard Fox, Elaine Walker, Belle Ware, Fred George III and Allen Baker Jr at the Lovettsville Game Protective Association. Photo courtesy of Allen Baker, Jr. See also: http://www.lovettsvillehistoricalsociety.org/index.php/lovettsville-alumni-association-celebrates-50th-anniversary-1967/

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What the Heck IS This Thing #6

May 24, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

  Can you guess what this object is — and what it does?   Hint #1:  This object is comprised of five of these panels. Hint #2:  The answer is at the bottom of this webpage. […]

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What the Heck IS This Thing #5

April 24, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

The Lovettsville Museum has quite a few farm and household implements and tools from the 19th and early 20th centuries, which have been grouped together as a look-and-touch interactive display and guessing game of “pre-digital era” […]

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What the Heck IS This Thing #4

March 15, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

The Lovettsville Museum has quite a few farm and household implements and tools from the 19th and early 20th centuries, which have been grouped together as a look-and-touch interactive display and guessing game of “pre-digital era” […]

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What the Heck IS This Thing #3

February 15, 2018 LHS_Admin 0

The Lovettsville Museum has quite a few farm and household implements from the 19th and early 20th centuries, which have been grouped together as a look-and-touch interactive display and guessing game of “pre-digital era” technology, with […]