History & Hops
March 21 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Historian Rich Gillespie will describe what life was like for
those who lived in the Purcellville area from the 1850s
through the aftermath of the Civil War. He’ll touch on
events such as John Brown’s Raid, the secession, the
arrival of the Army of the Potomac and Purcellville’s
recovery from the South’s defeat.