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Legends by Lanternlight: Friends, Guerrillas, and Heroes

  • Goose Creek Meeting 18204 Lincoln Road Purcellville, VA 20132 United States (map)

The Mosby Heritage Area Association, the nonprofit preservation and education organization, is pleased to announce the next installment of their popular Legends by Lanternlight program, which will be held in Lincoln, VA on Saturday, November 3.  The Legends by Lanternlight series features interpreters in period-dress giving first-person vignettes of life and history in the Mosby Heritage Area.  The November 3rd installment is titled “Friends, Guerrillas, and Heroes.”  

The program will start at 7:30 pm at the Goose Creek Friends Meeting at 18204 Lincoln Rd., Purcellville, VA 20132. Participants will view the Civil War experience of Lincoln (formerly known as Goose Creek) and how the war affected life in this Quaker community. The period-dressed Mosby Heritage Area Interpretive Group will offer their story-telling ability against the backdrop of historic Lincoln, featuring stories of Samuel Janney's public stand against slavery in 1849, the Great Burning Raid in 1864, and the fight at Katy's Hollow near the end of the Civil War.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets can be purchased at the door or below. Walking is involved; please dress comfortably. For more information: 540-687-6681 or This program is hosted by the Goose Creek Friends Meeting.

As always, Legends by Lanternlight will include some great story telling, and work to raise funds for educational programming within the Heritage Area.

Legends by Lanternlight
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