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Monthly business meetings of the Board are held on each first Thursday of the month at 4:30 PM. Membership meetings are usually held on each third Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM. Unless otherwise announced, meetings will be held at the Stafford County Administrative Center located at 1300 Courthouse Road at the corner of US Hwy 1.

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November 2019

Field Trip to the Stafford Civil War Park

November 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Stafford Civil War Park, 400 Mt Hope Church Rd
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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January 2020

Life on the Marine Corps Reservation

January 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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With Kate Roberts Kate Roberts, archeologist for the Quantico Marine Corps base, will discuss life in Northern Stafford before the 1942 government condemnation.

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February 2020

Stafford County’s Freestone Industry

February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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With Jerrilynn Eby MacGregor  

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April 2020

*** CANCELLED *** Patowomecke Tribe Artifacts Found at Aquia Archaeological Dig

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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Professor (UMW) Lauren McMillan, a member of the Tribe Patowomecke, will talk about a dig at Aquia with her students . The PowerPoint presentation will show artifacts they found during the dig.

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May 2020

*** CANCELLED *** The Civil War in Falmouth

May 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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*** CANCELLED *** All events and community programs and classes held at County facilities are currently canceled. With John Hennessy of the National Park Service

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June 2020

*** CANCELLED *** The Union Raid at Hartwood Church

June 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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*** CANCELLED *** All events and community programs and classes held at County facilities are currently canceled. With Frank O'Reilly of the National Park Service.

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July 2020

*** CANCELLED *** Annual Stafford Historical Society Picnic at Belmont

July 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - August 6, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
Belmont, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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*** CANCELLED *** All events and community programs and classes held at County facilities are currently canceled. Members and guests only. Please bring a covered dish/dessert to share.

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May 2021

Plaque Dedication Ceremony in Honor of Irma Clifton

May 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Historic Port of Falmouth Park, 401 River Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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Please join Stafford County at a special plaque dedication ceremony in honor of Irma Clifton on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Shelton's Cottage. Parking is available across the street at the Historic Port of Falmouth Park, 401 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405. More information is available at this link - https://staffordcountyva.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3205

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(*** UPDATED ***) Monthly Presentation – Status of Proposed Stafford County Museum

May 20, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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Stafford County Commissioner of the Revenue, Scott Mayausky, will be presenting a status update on the proposed Stafford County Museum. This will be our first presentation in over a year due to COVID-19.  Masks will be required to be worn to attend.  We hope to see you there! IMPORTANT NOTE:  In addition to our featured presentation, we will ask those in attendance to vote on the revised by-laws and the merger of the Stafford County Historical Society and Stafford Museum…

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June 2021

Monthly Presentation – Where Have All the Bullfrogs Gone: Historic Aquia Creek

June 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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Today’s use of Aquia Creek for recreational boating and fishing is only a footnote to over three centuries of commercial activity.  John Smith explored and mapped Aquia Creek in 1608 and as early European settlers spread through coastal Virginia, the land along Aquia Creek was some of the first to be patented. Recognizing the potential of the creek, in 1680 the Virginia Assembly ordered the establishment of a town on what is still called Brent’s Point.  By 1734, the location…

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July 2021

Monthly Presentation – The Union Raid at Hartwood Church

July 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States
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With Frank O’Reilly of the National Park Service.

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August 2021

Monthly Board Meeting

August 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stafford County Administrative Center, 1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22556 United States

Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors for the Stafford County Historical Society is held the first Thursday of each month.  The meeting is open to any members who wish to attend.  Notes from each meeting are available on request.  

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