A visit to historic Belle Grove

A visit to historic Belle Grove

Most of you probably know that the main character in the historical fiction novels SHADES OF GRAY/NOBLE CAUSE was based on the real-life Confederate cavalry officer John S. Mosby and his exploits in “Mosby’s Confederacy.” When I was writing the books I would travel...
Small town with a famous mill

Small town with a famous mill

Aldie Mill continues to grind on I put the Aldie mill in the category of small towns because it is the focal point of the village of Aldie. Built between 1807 and 1809, the gristmill was once the largest factory of its kind in Loudoun County, Va. Amazingly enough, the...