The Mosby Heritage Area Association is proud to announce the upcoming events for 2015. Details for these events will be coming soon so keep an eye on this page or check the monthly e-newsletter.
Sunday, May 3, 2015, 10:00 am
Mosby Ride in Fauquier County
with Tour of Waveland and Lunch
Join us for lunch at Waveland (Riders AND non-riders!). Historian/Author Maria McKelvey will speak on John Augustine Washington III, the Washington who Sold Mt. Vernon. Following her talk, we will have a house tour of John Augustine Washington’s home, including the rare yet original indoor bathrooms (installed by the plumbers who had recently worked on the White House) and the walk-in vault safe built to house President Washington’s personal papers.
RIDERS: $40 Past Riders and MHAA Members/$50 non-members, includes entire event.
NON-RIDERS: $30, includes lunch, program, tour.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
J.E.B. Stuart and the Retaking of Fleetwood Hill
Tour and Talk by Clark Hall at Brandy Station Battlefield
SEE FLEETWOOD HILL, AS IT LOOKED IN JUNE 1863
The modern home built upon the hill where the largest cavalry battle on American soil took place on June 9, 1863 has been demolished. Expert on the Battle of Brandy Station, Bud Hall, will lead us on the first tour of the circuit trail, where Civil War Trails markers will be placed. We will also tour the site of Mosby's Rangers attack in 1863 and conclude the day at historic Farley for wine/cheese.
$50 MHAA members and $60 for non-members. Includes all tours.
You will provide your own transportation.
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10am - 2pm
Mosby Ranger Descendant Reunion
Middleburg Community Center
300 W. Washington Street
Middleburg, VA 20117
Meet fellow descendants and hear from Mosby Ranger historians & authors (including Eric W. Buckland, David Goetz, Gary Carroll, & Don Hakenson). Includes BBQ lunch.
4:00-6:00pm ~ Join us for drinks on the porch of the Rector House, site of many Ranger rendezvous and the signing of the 43rd Battalion into formal existence, June 10, 1863
7:30- dusk ~ Join Eric W. Buckland, David Goetz, and Don Hakenson in Mt. Sharon Cemetery to visit graves of Rangers and hear stories
$50 per person for all events
This event is open to the public (Descendant or not!)
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Lafayette Returns to Virginia!
Luncheon at Oakwood
Celebrating Over Two Centuries of French-American Friendship
11:30am French Luncheon Buffet on the lawn
Followed by a talk, by author of Lafayette: Idealist General, Marc Leepson:
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE MARQUIS de LAFAYETTE
See the boudoir of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor (aka Wallis Simpson) who visited Oakwood often, the enormous handsome bookshelf belonging to President Abraham Lincoln, and the impeccably-appointed historic home.
$100 each for MHAA members/$125 non-members
Sunday, September 13, 2015
With Special Guest Speaker, Bud Robertson
Weekend, October 2-4, 2015
18th Annual Civil War Conference
The Second Day at Gettysburg
Sunday, November 14, 2015
20th Anniversary Event