By: Leslie VanSant | Source: Country Spirit – Winter/Spring 2017 – February 20, 2017
By: Davis Lyne | Source: Fauquier Now 2/18/2013.
Source: Lord Fairfax Community College 1/30/2013. During Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) celebration of Martin Luther King Day, a Fauquier County citizen, Karen White, was presented with the “Walking King’s Talk” award. This award is given to an individual who makes a significant contribution to the enhancement of human rights, civil rights, social action, and […]
By: Laura Ruby Source: Fauquier Weekend 6/5/2009. A new book commemorates Fauquier County’s 250th anniversary, celebrating the heritage of its African American population. Fauquier County, in Northern Virginia, was established in 1759. It was formed from Prince William County and was named for Virginia lieutenant governor Francis Fauquier. In 1790, there were 6,642 slaves in […]
By: Sandy O’ConnorSource: Bull Run Observer 2/15/2008. The Afro-American Historical Association (AAHA) of Fauquier County owes it creation to two daughters of Fauquier County: Karen Hughes White and Karen Lavore. Both women have deep family roots in the Piedmont area. The goal of the organization is to document, preserve, and educate the public about the […]
Source: Prince William Extra 2/7/2008. Students in a living history program use these books and desks, (right) to better understand the experience of those who attend the school.
Source: Middleburg Eccentric 7/26/2007. With quiet and consistent generosity, Irwin Uran left an important mark and a model to follow for citizens of Loudoun County. For years, few months went by without a story in the local papers noting a financial contribution he had made to support local initiatives
By: Haley Huie Source: Fauquier Times Community News Papers 11/22/2006