Historic & Scenic Landscapes

The Piedmont’s beautiful vistas also represent some of America’s most historic terrain—where visionaries, pioneers, farmers, generals, soldiers, enslaved people, and presidents lived and left their mark.


Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

Your Support is Doubled for Giving Tuesday

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Giving Tuesday is a global movement dedicated to giving back to organizations and causes you care about. Today on November 30, your donation will go twice as far thanks to the generosity of a longtime supporter who is offering a ...
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Maddensville Historic Site, Civil War Memorial, is dedicated before a crowd of 200 in Culpeper

Maddensville Historic Site, Civil War Memorial, is dedicated before a crowd of 200 in Culpeper

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Contacts: Howard Lambert, President, The Freedom Foundation Virginiahowstory@aol.com; 571-251-4842;Adam Gillenwater, Culpeper County Field Representative, The Piedmont Environmental Councilagillenwater@pecva.org; 540-347-2334, x7045 LIGNUM, VA. (Nov. 9, 2021) - On the stunningly sunny and crystal clear, crisp morning of Saturday, Nov. 6, just ...
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Rural Crescent Under Threat in Prince William County

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Credit: Noah Regan The rural area of Prince William County, also known as the “Rural Crescent,” is under threat. Three different proposals are being considered, each unique in scope, but together represent the urbanization and industrialization of the remaining rural ...
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New monument to honor United States Colored Troops and African American contributions in Culpeper County

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Howard Lambert, President of The Freedom Foundation, Reverend Douglas T. Greene of Ebenezer Baptist Church, members of the Hawkins family, and PEC staffers Adam Gillenwater and Kat Imhoff, at the groundbreaking for the new memorial site in Culpeper County. Contacts:Howard ...
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Learn About the Proposed Rapidan River – Clark Mountain Rural Historic District

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The following text was sent out via email. If you would like to receive PEC email alerts visit: pecva.org/signup. Photos of the Rapidan Mill, Petersburg Church and house at Horseshoe Farm. Community meeting on Thurs, Nov. 4 via Zoom Dear ...
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