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We are a small – but growing – historical society in Burke, Virginia, composed of people with an interest in preserving the area’s history – history of its people, its places, and its personalities. The Society’s members are young and old, long-term residents and new imports to the community, professional and amateur historians, and people who just like to get together and learn something about history.

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MEMBERSHIP
We invite all who are interested in learning, sharing, and preserving the history of Burke, Virginia to become part of our large Burke Family and look forward to hearing from you.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
We welcome you to enjoy our Society through our website, but encourage you to come out and participate at our monthly meetings and special events.

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Upcoming Events


Join us for these informative seminars & events for members and non-members.

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    Jul, 18

  • BHS around Town: The Rescue of Mount Vernon

    7001 Little River Turnpike
    Annandale, VA 22003 United States

    July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Mary Lipsey recounts the story of the Washington family estate, its descent into disrepair, and the formation and struggle of the

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    Jul, 18

  • General Meeting: Everything Fairfax

    6450 Sydenstricker Road
    Burke, VA 22015 United States

    July 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Susan Gray of the Fairfax Museum recounts the history of other places named Fairfax, along with a look at collectibles and

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Those who do not study history are forced to get it from Hollywood.
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