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Constructed c. 1829Restored 2007
Snickersville Turnpike AssociationremembersKathy Mitchell
This stone meeting house served as the place of worship for Goose Creek Friends from 1765 to 1819. It has served as the residence for the caretaker of the meeting's property since that time.
Goose Creek Friends meeting house was built from 1817 to 1819. Originally a two story building, it was reconstructed from 1948 to 1949 after a severe wind storm in 1943.
Here on a log in the unbroken forest, Hannah Janney, wife of Jacob Janney, worshipped twice weekly in 1736. In 1738 friends meetings were held in a private house once a month. Then came a log meeting house. Then the old stone house in 1765, and th…
Union Maj. Henry A. Cole's 1st Maryland Cavalry was camped here on Loudoun Heights on 10 Jan. 1864 when Confederate Maj. John S. Mosby and Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Stringfellow attacked before dawn with about 100 mounted Partisan Rangers. I…
The association was organized by African Americans in nearby Hamilton in 1890 to commemorate the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln on 22 Sept. 1862 and "to cultivate good fellowship, to work for the betterme…
Six miles north, at Hillsboro, was born in 1831 Susan Koerner, mother of Wilbur and Orville Wright, inventors of the airplane.
Crossing this school site, the Loudoun and Berlin Turnpike once intersected the Leesburg & Snicker's Gap Turnpike at a junction just ahead known as Heaton's Crossroads. On Saturday, July 16, 1864, Gen. Jubal A. Early's Confederate army passed thro…