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Additional Civil War Products

Forgotten Roads

Forgotten Roads of the Hunter Mill Road Corridor  
by James G. Lewis Jr. with
Charles Balch and Kenneth Jones

This 36 page illustrated booklet contains stories of 12 historic abandoned roads and five remnants of “Old Lawyers Road” in the corridor. Extensive historical research along with color photography, aerial photographs, and GPS -based cartography are included to fully present a surprisingly good record of local history.

DVD/Forgotten Roads Combo Offer
One DVD and One Book for $26

 

Forgotten Roads

Danger Between the Lines

Triple Play Offer
One Dvd - One Tourbook - One Forgotten Roads
for $37

Forgotten Roads

Self-Guided Tour

Danger Between the Lines

The Hunter Mill Road Corridor History Tour

Led by James G. Lewis

This acclaimed bus tour incorporates parts of Vienna, Oakton and Hunter Mill Road and spans 250 years of history including some of the forgotten roads and many of the characters and conlicts within the community. We will visit the locations of skirmishes, encampments, graves and historical structures of the Civil War era. Narration incorporates a unique perspective touching on the terrible ordeal of the local citizenry as well as the soldiers and raiders of the time. Hear some very interesting historical twists and about famous personalities that affected the corridor. Minimal walking requirements.

21 seat reservations on a first-come first-served basis.

Spring Tour: Saturday, June 3, 2017


Contact Jim Lewis for more information: antietam1862@verizon.net

Gathering Time: 8 A.M
Departure Time: 8:30
Return Time: 12:30

Where: Freeman House & Museum, 131 Church St., N.E. , Vienna (next to W&OD trail)

DVD/Tourbook COMBO OFFER
One DVD and One Tourbook for $26

Hunter Mill Road Civil War-Self Guided Tour

Danger Between the Lines

$14.00

$26.00

$37.00

$38.00

$26.00

Danger Between the Lines

Danger Between the Lines  
Presented by HMDL, produced by Steve Hull & OneWeaver Productions

This 78-minute film chronicles what it was like to live along Hunter Mill Road during the Civil War Years.  Narrated by Dave Yoho, with commentary from historian Tom Evans, an understanding of the difficulty of life along this passageway unfolds as the military records, civilian journals, and archeological evidences are blended together to bring the conflict between the armies and the antagonism between neighbors to life.

Self-Guided Tour

Hunter Mill Civil War Self-Guided Tour
By James G. Lewis Jr.

Companion to the Documentary Film
"Danger Between the Lines"

This 32 page (8.5 x 11") full color booklet takes you on a very informative and enjoyable self-guided tour of the Hunter Mill Road corridor. With 27 stops, great photographs and informative narrative, you can visit the locations of skirmishes, encampments, graves and historical structures of the Civil War period along the road and get a feel for the tensions that existed here in that period.

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The Civil War Story of Hunter Mill

The Civil War Story of Hunter Mill Rd 
By Charles A. Balch

Using the official records of the war, this 19-page booklet exposes the action that surrounded various locations along the road during the Civil War.  Hunter Mill Road and the railroad were primary passageways during the war, and as such, the corridor changed hands over 10 times in the war. The resulting raids, skirmishes and encampments are well documented herein.

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The History of Hunter MIll Road

The History of Hunter Mill Road 
By Barbara Koontz

This 17-page booklet takes you on a tour along the road starting in the mid 1700’s.
It traces the growth along the road including the development and constructions of schools, mills, stores and churches as well as the improvement of the road itself.  It also notes the groundbreaking research in veterinary medicine that occurred here, and the tight sense of community that has long pervaded the corridor.

 

 

 

$16.00

DVD

$14.00

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