Stay in the know! Sign up to get Fauquier County news updates delivered to your inbox.
Advertise on Fauquier Now!
Should Warrenton change its zoning ordinance to permit data centers on industrial land? Vote!
Free classifieds! Members can also post calendar events, news, opinions and more ... all for free! Register now!
Login · Forgot Your Password?
August 17, 2017

Heritage foundation to open Sinclair Education Center

File Photo/Lawrence Emerson
The center’s name honors Fauquier historian and retired educator Robert L. Sinclair.
The Robert L. Sinclair Education Center at 4118 Winchester Road in Marshall.
The Fauquier Heritage & Preservation Foundation will host the dedication and grand opening of the Robert L. Sinclair Education Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, in Marshall.

The event will take place at 4118 Winchester Road, next to the John K. Gott Library. An open house will follow the dedication at 9:30 a.m.

The center’s name honors Mr. Sinclair’s decades of service to the foundation. During the dedication a plaque will be unveiled honoring the people most instrumental in the founding of the education center.

The new facility includes space for lectures, presentations and exhibits. The foundation will display newly acquired household artifacts, recently transcribed letters and historic county maps. The theme will be “Fauquier People, Places and their Homes.”

Music will be provided by Skip Glascock’s Cobbler Mountain Grass Band. Light refreshments will be served.

The Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation houses a superb repository of research materials for history lovers and genealogists.

The Oct. 14 event is open to the public.

For more information about the foundation, call 540-364-3440 or 703-403-1309.

Member comments
To comment, please log in or register.
larrylweeks · August 27, 2017 at 10:47 am
How fitting an honor for a man whose name is synonymous with Marshall. Bob's contributions to Fauquier as a teacher, principal and member of the county Planning Commission and School Board, in addition to his countless days of service in this precious community that honors him, are a reflection of his innumerable gifts and talents. Truly a blessing for all who know him.
Facebook comments
Enter your email address above to begin receiving
news updates from via email.
Friday, January 19
Canadian company would need rezoning and special exception permits to build technology park just north of town
Friday, January 19
What drug stores charge for Narcan, county’s rent for new clinic, dentists in Fauquier and school enrollment in a decade
Thursday, January 18
Eight selected properties, including Lake Brittle and Remington homes, could yield more than $2 million
More Fauquier news
© Copyright 2011-2016

50 Culpeper Street, Suite 3
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
Crime Log
Add Your News
The Big Picture
Ellen’s Kitchen
and Garden

Real Estate
For Sale
Legal Notices
Post an Ad
Terms of Service