Loudoun County Historical Organizations

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Here are organizations involved with the telling and preservation of Loudoun County history.

  • Aldie Heritage Association
    PO Box 20, Aldie VA 20105. 
    Promotes the history, character and heritage of Aldie, Virginia and the surrounding area.
  • Black History Education Resources
    Friends of the Thomas Balch Library, PO. Box 2184, Lesburg Virginia, 20177. 540-579-2825
    To acquaint teachers with this rich archival resource and the educational materials that support the curriculum, tours and maps, community profiles, timelines, books, and oral histories have been developed.
  • Friends of Ball's Bluff

    The Friends of the Ball’s Bluff is a private entity, affiliated with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, whose purpose is the stewardship and interpretation of the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park.
  • Friends of Bluemont
  • Goose Creek Association
    P.O. Box 1178, Middleburg, VA 20118. 540-687-3073 
    Protects and preserves the natural resources, historic heritage, and rural quality of life found along Goose Creek.
  • Lincoln Preservation Foundation
    Lincoln, Virginia
    Documents and preserves the unique historic heritage of Loudoun County Virginia's Goose Creek Historic District anchored by the early 18th Century Quaker village of Lincoln
  • Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition
    P.O. Box 226, Round Hill, VA 20142. 
    Provides a strong voice in public forums and a convenient and effective way to share information, issues, and ideas.
  • Loudoun Preservation Society
    P.O. Box 351, Leesburg, Virginia 20178. 
    Dedicated to the preservation of the county's historical, cultural, and natural resources.
  • Lovettsville Historical Society
    P.O. Box 5, 4 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Lovettsville VA 20180. 540-822-9194.
    Committed to preserving and promoting the heritage of Lovettsville and the surrounding area formerly known as “The German Settlement.”
  • Middleburg Museum
    12 N. Madison Street, P.O.Box 106, Middleburg, VA 20118.
    Created for the purpose of recording, preserving and sharing with residents and visitors the rich history of Middleburg.
  • Mosby Heritage Area Association
    P.O. Box 1497, Middleburg VA 20118. 461 Atoka Road, Marshall VA 20115. 540-687-6681.
    Educates and advocates for the preservation of the extraordinary historical landscape and culture of the Mosby Heritage Area for future generations.

    • America's Routes a deep repository of maps, photography, video, interviews, and short stories for a comprehensive source of information on Loudoun's historic rural roads
  • Mount Zion Baptist Church Preservation Society

    Formed o save the historical church site.
  • Purcellville Historical Society
    P.O. Box 765, Purcellville, VA 20134
    Values and preserves Purcellville’s unique historic character through education, community events and advocacy initiatives.
  • Route 50 Corridor Coalition
    PO Box 1555, Middleburg, VA 20118. (540) 687-405
    Preserves and enhances the scenic historic countryside bounding a 20-mile stretch of rural Route 50.
  • Save Old Sterling

    Dedicated to preserving what remains of Guilford Station — the little town established when the railroad came through.
  • Snickersville Turnpike Association
    PO Box 452, Philomont, VA 20131. 
    Preserves the rural character of Snickersville Turnpike and explore the history related to this byway.
  • Thomas Balch Library
    208 W. Market St., Leesburg, VA 20176. (703) 737-7195
    The Thomas Balch Library is a history and genealogy library. Its collections focus on Loudoun County, regional and Virginia history, genealogy, military history with special emphasis on the American Civil War, and ethnic history. It is designated as an Underground Railroad research site.
  • Unison Preservation Society
    PO Box 606, Middleburg, VA, 20118-0606. 
    Protects and preserves the historic village and surrounding countryside of Unison.
  • Waterford Foundation
    40222 Fairfax Street, P.O. Box 142, Waterford, Virginia 20197.  540-882-3018.

Other

Banshee Reeks Chapter of the Archaeological Society of Virginia
Educates about archaeological field work and field techniques in general and the archaeological work being done in Loudoun County, Virginia

Loudoun County Historic & Cultural Conservation Districts
Since 1972, Loudoun County has protected its unique historic assets through the designation of local historic districts. There are six Historic and Cultural Conservation Districts in Loudoun County: Aldie, Bluemont, Goose Creek, Oatlands, Taylorstown, and Waterford.

Loudoun County Historical Markers
An illustrated searchable online catalog of historical information viewed through the filter of roadside and other permanent outdoor markers, monuments, and plaques.

National Register of Historic Places Listings in Loudoun County