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Historical Society’s recent fund-raising efforts bear fruit

The Arlington Historical Society garnered $2,900 during its first participation in the “Giving Tuesday” international philanthropic initiative, held in November. “Our goal was to raise both money and awareness, and we succeeded in doing both,” organization officials said. “We hope...

Historical Society seeks help as artifacts head into storage

As it embarks on a renovation of its Arlington Ridge Road museum, the Arlington Historical Society is seeking community help in preparing many of its historic items for relocation. The organization has received space donated by JBG Smith in Crystal...

Boosters of historical museum aim for progress in 2022

The new year will not bring the beginning of the end of renovation of the Arlington Historical Museum. It won’t even bring the end of the beginning. But, Arlington Historical Society leaders fervently hope, 2022 will go down as the beginning...

Advocate makes full-court press for museum expansion

Over the course of more than 30 years in elected office, Frank O’Leary had a reputation for calling ’em as he saw ’em and letting the chips fall where they may. And now, in retirement, the former Arlington treasurer is...

Historical museum reopens, with big plans for future

Having reopened its museum to the public on the nation’s 245th birthday, leaders of the Arlington Historical Society are now looking ahead to completing a top-to-bottom renovation and reimagining of the facility in time for the nation’s 250th. “What a...

Details emerge on preservation plan for Arlington Historical Museum

It could take upwards of 10 years and $1.5 million to preserve, renovate and expand the Arlington Historical Museum, and backers of the proposal are counting on the broader community to become engaged in the effort. “This is a case...

Historical Society to look at future of Hume School

The Arlington County Historical Society will hold its annual members’ meeting, followed by a program on the future of the Hume School, on Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. The online program will include election of officers and board members...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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