2010-2011 Woodlawn and The Pope-Leighey House Lecture Series
“Woodlawn on the Eve of the Civil War:
A Changing Cultural Landscape.”
From plantation slavery to an integrated community – 1846-1865
Susan Hellman is a professional architectural historian with an M.A. from the University of Virginia School of Architecture and a B.A. from Duke University. After several years working as a Historian for Fairfax County, she is now the Deputy Director of Woodlawn/Pope-Leighey.
Maddy McCoy is a Certified Historic Preservationist and creator of the Fairfax County, Virginia Slavery Inventory Database, a searchable genealogical database of enslaved and free black individuals who lived in Fairfax County, Virginia prior to 1865. She is a Historian for the Fairfax County Park Authority, and part of Gunston Hall's Seeds of Independence Group, researching the post-bellum African American community on Mason Neck.
Thursday, September 30
7 – 9 p.m.
Admission: $15.00; National Trust members; $10.00
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