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African -Americans at Walney Walking Tour

(12-Adult) Hear the names and stories of many African American families who lived and worked here at Walney. Learn about slave tenancy, stories of resistance and survival.

Secrets, Spies, Sputnik and Huntley

(Adults) Take a stroll with us on the less-visited side of the park to uncover the history of spies, espionage and how the Cold War struggle between the US and the USSR shaped Huntley and the Fairfax County we know today. Meets at South King Highway entrance includes a 2.4 mile walk over flat terrain.

Spy Walk

(12-Adult) Join us for a spell-binding tale of espionage, secret payments and the Russians as we walk and talk about a spy who used Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as a drop-off location during the end of the Soviet Union in the 1980s. Program meets at Walney Pond.

The Taux: Living with the Land

(Adults) Delve into Huntley Meadows Park’s history and prehistoric past as we examine the lives of the Tauxenent and other First Americans in this region. Search for the natural resources they would have used and make a small clay pot to take home using same techniques the Tauxenet used.

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