LOUDOUN FREEDOM FOUNDATION

battling injustice and engendering hope
with STEM  and education based initiatives!


Our mission is to eliminate injustice and engender hope, understanding and reconciliation through STEM research, historical preservation and education as it relates to the lives & contributions of the enslaved and other African Americans who lived in and may be buried throughout Loudoun County & Northern Virginia




Loudoun Freedom Center

Lansdowne Executive Center

19440 Golf Vista Plaza, 

Suite 140

Lansdowne, VA 20176


Michelle C. Thomas

Founder & Executive Director


Fred Snowden

Research & Education Director

[email protected]

(571)309-4041


CURRENT PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS


Stewardship of the "Looking Blackward Exhibit"

Genuine artifacts from the days of slavery, the Civil War  and the Jim Crow era

Jay Johnson, Collector & Cureator


"Bringing Community Alive"

The John Wesley Chapel, Waterford, VA

The Waterford Foundation


"The History Under Our Feet"

Selden's Landing Elementary School & Dominion High School AP History - Joint Research Project


"Telling the Story of Genuine American Heroes"

Management and Preservation of the African American Burial Grounds for the formerly enslaved at Belmont Plantation


 
WHAT YOU CAN DO
  • Visit the Loudoun Freedom Museum 
  • Travel the Loudoun Freedom Trail using our interactive maps and GPS
  • Have a non-invasive cheek swab and see how you may be related to former Loudoun County residents

  • Register for a class, symposium, or conference and discover how our research is uniting our community 
  • Volunteer to serve at the Visitors Center, Freedom Chapel, DNA research facility, Museum or Education Center
  • Make a tax-deductible contribution in support of our foundation at any of our locations, by mail or online
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WHAT WE DO

Historical Preservation 
Slave Cemeteries & 
African American Communities
STEM Education
Classes, Conferences, Symposiums
Group Counseling
Inner healing for issues related to racial & gender injustice
DNA Genome Project
Connecting the past with the present
Visitors Center
Museum, Interactive Map, Data Center
Loudoun Freedom Chapel
A place to find peace and hope
Ancestral Heritage Mission
visit LFC & search for your "Roots"
UPCOMING EVENTS

Summer 2018
STEM Camp - for students in grades 1-8












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