2017 Events

November 19, 2017  2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

 National Sporting  Library and Museum    102 The Plains Road  Middleburg, VA           

$5 General Admission Free Admission to members of CCHA, the National Sporting Library, and the Balch Library


History in Hand

National Sporting Library and Civil War Horse sculpture by Tessa Pullan

Hear tales of yesteryear as told through the archival collections of historic area organizations. Fascinating tales will be told by representatives of the National Sporting Library & Museum, the Clarke County Historical Association, and the Thomas Balch Library.

We'll soon be adding more events, so keep checking back!


Previous 2017 Events:

March 26, 2017
2:00 pm

Burwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, VA

$10 CCHA Members $15 non-members

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The Myth in the Mist: The Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby


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Historian Steven Campbell is back to discuss the mystery and legend of one of the Gray Ghost.

 April 25, 2017  School Field Trip of Clarke County History

In partnership with the Mosby Heritage Area Association, this day-long field trip will take area grade-school students to multiple historic stops throughout the county. Stops include Clermont Farm, Josephine City School Museum, Old Chapel, and the Burwell-Morgan Mill.

April 29 - May 14

Burwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, VA

Spring 2017 Art at the Mill Sponsors

Art at the Mill

Now entering its 27th year, Art at the Mill has become one of the premier art shows in the region. Featuring works for sale from artists across the mid-Atlantic.


June 11, 2017 1:00 p.m.

Burwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, VA

CCHA Annual Meeting

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Recap the past year at CCHA and see what's to come in 2017 and beyond. Behind-the-scenes Mill tours will be given by our millers.  CCHA Members only.  Not a member? Become one today by clicking here!


June 24, 2017
1:00 pmBurwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, VA

$12 CCHA Members   $16 non-members

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Virginia Barbecue: A History

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Get your taste buds ready as historian Joseph Haynes gives a talk on his new book that examines the history of barbecue in Virginia.  Local barbecue will be featured for this event.


 July 15, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Burwell-Morgan Mill
Millwood, VA

$5 per child

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 Colonial Kids Day at the Mill

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Hands –on activities that include blacksmithing, craft making, games and a scavenger hunt. Kids can also learn about the history of the Mill and watch grinding in action.


September 13, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Barns of Rose Hill   Berryville, VA


Trivia Night!

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Back by popular demand, CCHA is partnering up with the Clarke County Library for another fun night of live trivia. Funny team names are encouraged! Prizes will go to the top three teams. Barn doors open at 6:30, so get there early and grab your table!


September 30-October 15, 2017

Burwell-Morgan Mill Millwood, VA

Art at the Mill

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The fall showing of what's become one of the most recognized art show in the entire region.  Featuring works for sale from artists across the mid-Atlantic.


 October 21, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Barn at Clermont Farm
Berryville, VA

 $5 CCHA members      $10 non-members       Children 12 and under FREE!

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 Survey Day and Historic Farming

Duane Brown

CCHA and Clermont partner up for a unique historical program that looks at historic farming and surveying at one of the county's oldest farms.  The first part of this event will take place in the old barn where a discussion on the evolution of farming on the property will be held.  Afterwards, join us on a hayride to meet historical surveryor Duane Brown.  Brown, of Marsh and Legge Land Surveyors in Winchester, will lead a hands-on program on eighteenth-century land surveying.  Brown was also featured on the History Channel's television program "How the States Got Their Shapes."  Attendees will be able to assist in plotting land boundaries the way surveyors did over 200 years ago!

October 29, 2017  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 Audley Farm              752 Audley Lane        Berryville, VA

 $10 CCHA Members   $15 non-members

Sponsored By
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Nelly Custis Lewis and Edward G. W. Butler: A Tight Fit?

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During the early 1800s, a number of Virginians moved to the old southwest during was was called The Great Migration.  Among those affected by this event was Nelly Custis Lewis, granddaughter of Martha Washington, who resided at Audley Farm.  This talk by historian David Plater will examine how the Lewis family was affected by The Great Migration and explore the latter years of Nelly Custis Lewis's life.  This talk will be given on the estate in which Nelly Custis Lewis once resided.

November 4, 2017  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Burwell-Morgan Mill Millwood, VA


CCHA's 7th Annual Heritage Day

Rachel RR

Ever wanted to experience every day life in the 1700s? Those who love history and are looking for a beautiful place to visit on a fall day won’t want to miss Heritage Day at the Burwell-Morgan Mill!  The event will offer fascinating demonstrations on how people in the colonial era did fundamental activities such as food production (milling wheat and corn), woodworking, hands-on sewing demonstrations, and cooking. There will also be kids’ games, fresh apple and pear cider, and an encampment of Revolutionary War re-enactors from the Second Virginia Regiment. All activities will be inside or right outside the Mill and if it’s a nice day, we’ll spread out to our lovely meadow.

Dress warmly, wear sturdy shoes, and bring your friends and family for a fun day in Millwood! 



Past Events