February 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Manassas Museum
1 p.m.; free
The Harlem Hellfighters
Members of the Ebony Doughboys will share stories of service and discrimination faced by African-American soldiers who fought for our country’s freedom during World War I. To make a reservation visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store.
February 24, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Manassas Museum
"A native of Wisconsin, Paige Gibbons Backus graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a bachelor's degree in Historic Preservation, and George Mason University with a master's degree in Applied History. She has been in the public history field for close to ten years focusing on educational programming and operations working at several historic sites throughout Northern Virginia including Gadsby's Tavern Museum, Sully Historic Site, and Ellanor C. Lawrence Park and Ben Lomond Historic Site. She currently serves Prince William County as the Historic Site Manager at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre (an 1820s town and the fourth seat for Prince William County) and Lucasville School (a one-room African American schoolhouse).