The Washington Times - August 16, 2009, 09:26PM

Word has been received from civil war enthusiast and author Don Hakenson of the following events. Put them on you rcalendar now!!

John Singleton Mosby Tour - 19 September 2009 & Both Sides Tour II - November 14, 2009



    The Mosby tour will start at the Truro Rectory, in Fairfax City, where Mosby captured Brigadier General Edwin Stoughton. We ask everyone to arrive at the Truro Rectory at 8 a.m., to sign in. The bus will leave at 8:30. We will be going to Marshall, Rectortown, the Caleb Rector House and more. We hope to arrive back at the Truro Rectory at 5:30.  If you are a member of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society the cost is $65. If you are not a member of the SMHS the cost for the tour is $75.  The tour does not cover your food, however, we will be stopping at a fast food place somewhere on the tour.


     Make your check out to Don Hakenson and send it to: 4708 Lillian Drive, Franconia, VA  22310.  The Mosby Tour will be conducted by authors Don Hakenson, Gregg Dudding and Eric Buckland. Tom Evans will be signing books before the tour at the Truro Rectory.


Contact Don Hakenson at 703-971-4984 or

Contact Gregg Dudding at 703-971-4860 or


Sign up early because the bus sells out fast.




                       The Franconia Museum is sponsoring a tour to the new Gettsyburg battlefield visitor’s center onSaturday, November 14, 2009. This is the second in the Museum’s ongoing Both Sides Tours to Civil War sites. If you went on the first to HarrisburgPA in June, you know how special the day was. The trip to Gettysburg will include a breakfast buffet at the famous Cozy Restaurant, a tour of the new visitors center and a special battlefield report on Pickett’s Charge using personal information about individuals involved on both sides.