Lincoln Preservation Foundation

Lincoln Preservation Foundation The LPF is a non-profit corporation founded in 1999 by residents concerned about the future of the Goose Creek Historic District.

Happy Juneteenth! Also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, it is a holiday that commemorates the June 1...
06/19/2018
Juneteenth - Wikipedia

Happy Juneteenth! Also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, it is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Read more: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the former Confederacy o...

Donations wanted! Watch the video on this link for the cool story about this treasure.
05/30/2018
Saving Grace: The Grace Heritage Project

Donations wanted! Watch the video on this link for the cool story about this treasure.

What has happened to the African American story in our area? Every group with an historic restoration project believes that our old house ... our old bridge ... our old church is "the thing that must be funded." In the case of the former 1885 Grace Methodist Episcopal ...

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05/18/2018

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Western Loudoun's African American Grace Church named as a top endangered historic site!https://preservationvirginia.org...
05/08/2018
Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places » Preservation Virginia

Western Loudoun's African American Grace Church named as a top endangered historic site!https://preservationvirginia.org/programs/most-endangered

For over a decade, Preservation Virginia has presented its annual list of Most Endangered Historic Places to the Commonwealth. This list raises awareness of Virginia's historic sites at risk from neglect, deterioration, insufficient funds, inappropriate development and/or insensitive public policy.....

Thank you to the Loudoun Preservation Society for supporting the historic Grace Church with a generous grant.
04/21/2018

Thank you to the Loudoun Preservation Society for supporting the historic Grace Church with a generous grant.

Loudoun County Farm Bureau, Inc.
04/18/2018

Do you own more than 20 acres of land? Would you like to realize some financial benefits right now, keep your property, and also make an investment in the future viability of farming in Loudoun?

These two events have your name written all over them! Farm Bureau is partnering with Catoctin Conservation Coalition, Piedmont Environmental Council, Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District, and others to bring these events to Loudoun.

"There are a wide variety of land management and land conservation programs offered by private non-proft organizations as well as local, state and federal conservation agencies. Please join PEC and our partners as we provide a comprehensive overview of the available programs and sources of funding that could be available for your property!"

Sources of Conservation Funding Workshop
May 16, 2018 • 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Waterford Old School
40222 Fairfax St, #142-B,
Waterford, Va.
Light refreshments will be provided.

May 22, 2018 • 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Hill School
130 S. Madison St,
Middleburg, Va.
Dinner will be provided.

To register for either event, check out: https://www.pecva.org/events

Our legendary Reggie Simms is hard at work on his local African-American war veteran's commemoration. We welcome submiss...
04/16/2018

Our legendary Reggie Simms is hard at work on his local African-American war veteran's commemoration. We welcome submissions for this effort. Please tell us about your Loudoun County African-American war vet by emailing us at [email protected]. We would like names, service info, photos, and burial locations for those who have passed. Thanks for your contributions!

Exceptional opportunities for exceptional carpenters interested in historic preservation. These prized positions don't c...
04/11/2018
Vintage Renovation and Construction, Inc.

Exceptional opportunities for exceptional carpenters interested in historic preservation. These prized positions don't come up often. Great salary and benefits, too.

Historic Pleasant Grove'sAnnual Black History ConcertSaturday, March 10th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.8641 Lewinsville Road, McLean...
02/28/2018

Historic Pleasant Grove's
Annual Black History Concert
Saturday, March 10th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
8641 Lewinsville Road, McLean, VA

Join us for the Friends of Pleasant Grove's free annual Black History Celebration. This year, we are delighted to bring you the highly-acclaimed...
Washington Revels Jubilee Voices
The ensemble is committed to the preservation of African-Americanhistory and traditions, presenting songs and stories of struggle and perseverance, trials and triumphs, as expressed through a cappella music, drama and dance.

Concert Details:
• Saturday, March 10th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
• 8641 Lewinsville Road, McLean, VA
• Light refreshments will be served
• Ample, free parking

Learn more about Historic Pleasant Grove at www.HistoricPleasantGrove.org

On Thursday, January 25th, 2018, Lincoln Preservation Foundation member Louis Jett honored minority community leaders at...
02/08/2018

On Thursday, January 25th, 2018, Lincoln Preservation Foundation member Louis Jett honored minority community leaders at the Cascades Library in Sterling, VA. Honorees were recognized for their contributions to Loudoun County's African American historical legacy. Read more:
http://www.lincolnpreservation.org

10/08/2017

The Freedom Walk to the Belmont Cemetery today has been postponed until Nov 12 due to weather.

11/10/2016

Thank you for coming to Lincoln for the Historic Home Tour sponsored by the Loudoun Preservation Society. It was a beautiful day! Special thanks to the volunteers from the Loudoun Valley High School history club for serving as docents. Thank you Olivia, Alex, Fiona, and Sam. 💕

10/16/2016
Saving Grace Church

The Lincoln Preservation Foundation is committed to preserving the African American story in Loudoun County, VA. Watch our video and learn about our current project. Then visit our website to learn more!

Story of an African American Church built in the 1880s in Lincoln Virginia and the support needed to restore it.

12/04/2015

Did you know that western Loudoun has a connection with the Underground Railroad?
The Underground Railroad is a name given to the effort slaves made to escape to freedom, tracing their paths, and the help they sometimes received from sympathetic citizens. Did you know that elements of the Underground Railroad run through the Quaker village of Lincoln, in western Loudoun County?

Check this out on our website and download the "Did You Know?"
flyer, "Quakers of Lincoln and the Underground Railroad".

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