Archive For: PHS

Gillespie’s Pvlle In Brief

We often consider whether place creates or marks human identity, but what of the reverse?  If you had heard Richard Gillespie speak at the 2nd Annual Purcellville Historical Society Guest Speaker event on December 2nd you would become a believer …

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4th of July

4th of July

While watching Purcellville’s 4th of July parade, I heard a fellow observer exclaim, ” this is just crazy!” His big ole kid grin gave him away. I said, “just when you thought Mayberry was gone, or never really existed, here

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