A Student of History

March 12, 2008

Cornwallis in Goochland

Filed under: Early America — John Maass @ 9:01 am

Tuesday I had a nice surprise.  I received a call from the president of the Goochland County Historical Society in Va., who found out about my Tarleton tour and research.  He asked me (and I accepted) to write an article on Lord Cornwallis and the British in Goochland during the 1781 invasion of Virginia for the GCHS annual magazine.  This will be fun, and I am looking forward to it.  We may tie it in with a presentation by me at their summer meeting next year, as the article will likely appear in the 2009 issue.  Goochland is a pretty place, which will hopefully be able to resist the onslaught of sprawl from neighboring Henrico Co.

1 Comment »

  1. Ah, Henrico country . . . there is something about that place that makes people want to invade neighboring peaceful communities. Or, at least march to Jamestown and burn it to the ground.

    Comment by Vegan Dad — March 27, 2008 @ 1:43 pm | Reply

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