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Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: Prince William County's Early History


Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 10:30am
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 10:30am
Tuesday, Apr 03, 2018 10:30am
LocationHylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented ByLifelong Learning Institute

This 3-part class will be as follows:

Colonial Prince William County 1650-1776 covers many aspects of the earliest events in the county and Virginia from contact with Native Americans by Europeans through the Revolution.

Revolutionary Prince William County 1765-1781 focuses on the important decisions and actions by county residents who were in the middle of the struggle leading to the road to Revolution.

Nineteenth Century Prince William County describes the transition in the county from serving England as a colony to becoming a county in an independent nation.

Jim Bish retired from a 30-year plus career teaching history in Prince William County Schools, with a majority of that time spent teaching local, Virginia, and U.S. History. He earned National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Certification in 2005 and has been nominated for and/or awarded Teacher of the Year. Jim has written local history and genealogy articles for many local publications. He worked as Teacher in Residence and as a historian with the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Jim has been a lifetime student of Prince William County history and conducts local tours for History Happened Here Tours.

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

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