News Articles, History Articles: Directory - 2011
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All Articles, 2011, below.
See also: News Articles 2013 & 2014, News Articles 2012, News Articles 2011, News Articles 2010; News Articles 2009; News Articles 2008
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Bluemonters Decorate the Village Christmas Tree -- 2011

Henry Plaster, Skip Pettit, Patty Pettit, and Tim Hall ply their skills.


December3, 2011
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Bluemont Methodist Church Christmas Hymn Sing -- 2011

Bluemont United Methodist Church Invites you to Our Community Christmas Celebration Come Join Us in Singing Favorite Christmas Carols & Remembering the "Reason for the Season" Date: Saturday December 10th Time: 6:00 Where: 33843 Snickersville Tpke, Bluemont Questions: Call Judy Anderson 540-554-8463, ... see flyer...

December 1, 2011
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Friends of Bluemont Annual Meeting, October 30,2011, 2:00 pm, at the Bears Den

A Glimpse of Education in a 19th Century One-Room Schoolhouse
Guest Speaker, David Logan of Vintage, Inc. discussing the problems and choices involved in the restoration of an old log cabin. ...more...

October 18, 2011
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Snickersville Academy Tours Get Big Play in Purcellville Gazette Article on 2011 Bluemont Fair

... "One of the larger draws of the weekend was the guided tour of the Snickersville Academy that was built in 1825. This tiny log building was the first schoolhouse and church in the villageA. This was an opportunity for the community to tour the structure that is not normally accessible." ... More...

October 10, 2011
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Come, Share the Joy!! Bluemont United Methodist Church's Fall Hymn Sing!!
Sunday, October 23, 2011
October 7, 2011
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"Visit Loudoun" Visits Bluemont Store, Does Photoshoot

A few days after the Bluemont Fair, a crew of photographers, producers, and models from Visit Loudoun, the county tourist bureau, gathered at the porch of the Bluemont General Store for a photoshoot.

September 31, 2011
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The Several Stories of Carrington House

I never found Carrington House, Carrington House found me.

When I first saw pictures of the house in the summer of 2003—sent to me in the mail by a realtor in Middleburg when I was living in Washington, D.C.—I’d never bought a house before, I’d never heard of Bluemont, and I’d never driven on a highway in America.

Shortly after I called her to say I wanted to see the house, I found the directions to Bluemont off the internet, I hired a car from M Street Avis, and set off with friends to claim what I sensed I knew was already mine.

August 31, 2011
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1977 Directory: The United Methodist Church, Hillsboro, Bluemont, Roszell Chapel, Loudoun County, Virginia

The scanned-in Directory supplies greeting from the pastor, Dr. Garland Wayne Jordan, a brief history of each of the three churches, photos of choir and musicians, portraits of the families of the church, and a membership list of each church.

August 22, 2011
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Bluemont United Methodist Church Greets 160th Anniversary with History and Celebration

The celebration was held on Sunday, August 7, 2011. This story features Judy Anderson's history of the Bluemont Church, along with a trascript of the 1851 property deed, and snapshots of the gathering. ...more...

August 22, 2011
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Sturdy Replacement Foot Bridge Eases Access for Snickersville Academy

Although it lies just behind the historic Carrington house on Snickersville Turnpike across from the intersection with Clayton Hall Road -- it wasn't always easy to see your way to Bluemont's historic Snickersville Academy. ...more...

April 25, 2011

Art in the Foothills Returns to The Stable at Great Country Farms

Art in the Foothills will be held Friday - Sunday May 6th, - 8th, 2011 in The Stable at Bluemont Vineyard just outside the charming 19th century village of Bluemont, VA. ...more...

April 19, 2011

Hunting for History at Bluemont's Snickersville Academy - Joe Bakos

On a chilly Sunday morning in late November 2010, Susan Freis Falknor of Friends of Bluemont joined Todd Peal and me, to search for artifacts at Bluemont's Snickersville Academy....more...

January 26, 2011


New Well Continues E.E. Lake Store Restoration

The dreams of Bluemonters for over a decade are beginning to be realized with the October-November drilling of a well to supply the E.E. Lake store. ...more...

December 3, 2010