Prince William County Historic Preservation Lecture Series- The Newbys of Prince William County
Prince William Historic Preservation Lecture Series: The Newbys of Prince William County
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Free, $5 suggested donation
Dangerfield Newby was the first of John Brown’s raiders to be killed in their raid on the Federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry in October 1859. Newby not only fought for the freedom of his race but also for the freedom of his family who were enslaved in Prince William County. Historian and author Jon-Erik Gilot.
Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Avenue, Manassas, VA. 703-367-7872.