Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens is pleased to announce that the Clerk’s historic records team is offering a special Black History program in recognition of Black History Month in February. The program, “Navigating Slavery: The Goose Creek Meeting and the Hopkins Family” is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2023, at the Goose Creek Meeting House, 18204 Lincoln Road in Purcellville.
The program will include presentations by scholars from Johns Hopkins University and members of the Clerk’s historic records team. The program will offer discussions related to the Hopkins family’s role in relation to slavery and the Goose Creek Meeting’s (Quaker community) view of slavery in Loudoun County.
The program is presented by the Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court; Goose Creek Friends; Johns Hopkins University; and the Black History Committee of the Friends of the Thomas Balch Library. This program is free to the public. For more information, contact the Clerk of Circuit Court’s Historic Records Division at 703-737-8775 or via email.