News Archive

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Town of Leesburg news releases are automatically archived after 90 days. The website archive includes news releases from 2018 to the present. Older news releases can be found here.

Leesburg Native to Lead Walking Tour in Downtown Leesburg

Highlights to include architectural changes, economics, and race relations.

Post Date:10/01/2019 9:00 AM
Leesburg, VA (October 1, 2019) – Leesburg native and former member of Thomas Balch Library Advisory Commission James Roberts will lead a walking tour of Leesburg on Saturday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. 

The tour is an insider’s commentary of local people, places, and points of interest both in and around Leesburg. 

Roberts will highlight the ways in which Leesburg has undergone changes in its architecture, economics, and race relations. Factual, historical, and anecdotal information is intertwined and presented in storytelling fashion as only someone who lived through it and thoughtfully observed it can do. 

The free tour will leave from the Thomas Balch Library parking lot at 9 a.m. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. For more information, call the Thomas Balch Library at 703-737-7195.

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer

Return to full list >>