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Date(s) - 04/11/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University


Halls Hill native Wilma Jones tells the story of this small community that got its start in 1850 as a plantation. After the Civil War the residents were African American, and many were descendants of slaves. Ms. Jones tells the history of the neighborhood through her family’s experience.

The program is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Reinsch Library auditorium on the Main Campus of Marymount University. This event is part of a monthly series of public programs sponsored by the Arlington Historical Society and Marymount University’s Department of History and Politics. For more information, please visit www.arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org. Email: info@arlingtonhistoricalsociety.org or call: (703) 942-9247

DRIVING DIRECTIONS and FREE PARKING: Attendees should enter the Marymount University campus at the library gate on N. 26th Street. From Glebe Road going north, take a right onto 26th Street. Pass the intersection with Yorktown Road and then enter the campus through the next gate on your left. The library is to your left as you enter the campus. Free garage parking is just past the library at the bottom of the small incline. (Handicapped parking is immediately to your right as you enter the campus.)