HISTORIC HOPEWELL FOUNDATION, INC. NEWS RELEASE
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On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Historic Hopewell Foundation, Inc. Lunch & Learn Series will welcome Virginia native Jeanie Langford to present, Women of the Wonder City. This lecture will talk about the women that influenced the history of Hopewell.
Jeanie LeNoir Langford, a local historian, was born in Narrows, Virginia, and has resided in Hopewell since the age of three. She graduated from Hopewell High School and attended The College of William and Mary where she focused her studies on history. Ms. Langford is an assistant librarian and the archivist for the Ann K. and Preston H. Leake Local History and Genealogy Room and is employed by the Appomattox Regional Library. She is certified in museum management having graduated on March 11, 2013, from the Virginia Museum Association’s program and is currently pursuing an advanced certification.
The Lunch and Learn Series (which combines fun and history as a lunchtime treat) is sponsored by the Historic Hopewell Foundation, Inc. (HHF). This series begins every week at noon and is free and open to the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch and HHF will provide drink and dessert.
Lectures are every Wednesday through September 18, 2019, and each program in the series lasts one hour. All programs are held at the Appomattox Regional Library System (ARLS) headquarters facility on East Cawson Street in downtown Hopewell.
Founded in 1972, the Historic Hopewell Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the interpretation of the history of the City of Hopewell through the preservation of its historic properties. For information about all our activities and events please call 804-458-4682 or see our Web site at www.historichopewell.org.
Last modified: March 22, 2019