995 Fall 2019 The Hidden History of Herndon
Wednesday, 2:15–3:40, Nov. 6
Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center, Lake Anne
Instructor: Barbara Glakas
Coordinator: Liz Bolton
Local author and historian Barbara Glakas will talk about some of the lesser-known history of the Town of Herndon, and how she went about writing her first book. The time period will cover the 1850s to the mid-20th century. Topics include who Commander Herndon was, the town’s beginnings, the Civil War, and the Ku Klux Klan.
Barbara Glakas is a lifelong resident of Fairfax County, Virginia, and lives in Herndon. She is a graduate of James Madison University and a retired teacher. She currently serves as the historian of the Herndon Historical Society.