Backgrounders

01 / 12 / 2012

Salamander Collection

02 / 22 / 2009

Woodlands Inn History

 The Town of Summerville was originally settled in the early 18th Century as Charlestonians and southern planters discovered that the higher land and pine forests provided respite from the oppressive heat and the malaria that came with summer....
01 / 08 / 2009

Middleburg – A Notable Retreat

So many prominent people have lived in or around this little Town that is impossible to name them all who have played a large role its emergence during the mid-20th century.   In the 1960s, Middleburg was part of President John Kennedy's...
01 / 08 / 2009

Middleburg – Did You Know?

Even a brief history of Middleburg would be incomplete without a mention of the longest court case in Loudoun County history, for it involved two of the Town’s most prominent families – the Chinns and the Powells.   The Chinns has been...
01 / 08 / 2009

A History of Middleburg

Long before the advent of Englishmen on the shores of Virginia, Algonquin, Iroquois and Cherokee tribes roamed, farmed and hunted this land. Though they left behind a legacy of trails along Goose Creek and Little River, which wind and twist their...
01 / 08 / 2009

Revolution and Civil War in Middleburg

Although Middleburg and the surrounding countryside are usually associated with the Civil War, it also played a large role in the Revolutionary War. In fact, Loudoun County sent almost 2,000 of its young men to join General Washington in that...