Leesburg Junction Speaker Series - W&OD Trail: How It Came to Be

Location: Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD), Leesburg, VA
Brought to you by: Leesburg Junction


Tue, Oct 10 2017
7:00 PM


Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD)


Leesburg Junction Speaker Series - W&OD Trail: How It Came to Be

Event Description

Our beloved W&OD Trail has a beginning and an end: from Alexandria to Purcellville. Ever wonder how the whole thing began? Join us as Barbara Hildreth, the "Mom of the W&OD Trail", recounts how a good idea became the skinniest park in the NOVA Parks system, spurring a commuter alternative, economic development, and a connected community along its 45 miles. Still an advocate for the Trail, she shares what needs to be done to keep it thriving for years to come. Come enjoy this night of inspiration, learning, and networking!

Event Details


Location: Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD), Leesburg, VA
Brought to you by: Leesburg Junction

Date and Time

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:00 PM - Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:00 PM


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  • #run
  • #walk

How to find the event and parking

Leesburg Junction 215 Depot Court Southeast Leesburg, VA 20175

Organizer Detail

Host Name: Leesburg Junction
Address: 215 Depot Court Southeast, Leesburg, VA 20175
Email: info@leesburgjunction.com

Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD) Facts

States: Virginia
Counties: Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun
Length: 45 miles
Trail end points: Four Mile Run Dr. and Shirlington Rd. (Arlington) and 21st St./SR 690 (Purcellville)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6017236
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Fishing, Wheelchair Accessible, Horseback Riding, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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