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                                                     OPEN MEMBERSHIP MEETING  - December 3, 2017

The Amelia County Historical Society will conduct its annual open membership meeting on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the Amelia County Administration Building (16360 Dunn Street), main conference room. All Society members and the general public are welcome to attend.  The meeting will include the final scheduled Board of Directors meeting for the year.  Its business agenda will focus on the unveiling of nominations for, and election of, unfilled officer positions.

The meeting will also include guest speaker Jim Godburn, historian at Sailor’s Creek Historical Battlefield State Park.  Mr. Godburn will address the history of the Hillsman House, one of the key locations in the April 1865 Battles of Sailors Creek.  The Society will serve light refreshments at the meeting.

Hillsman House to Be Discussed – Jim Godburn, historian at Sailor’s Creek Historical Battlefield State Park, in Amelia, will address the 2:00 p.m. open membership meeting of the Amelia County Historical Society on December 3, 2017. His topic will be the Hillsman House (shown here), a Pre-Revolutionary War structure that served as a field hospital and key staging point for the Union Army during the last major battle in Virginia of the Civil War. All Society members and the general public are encouraged to attend.  The Society will serve light refreshments.