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  2. Ashburn, Virginia - Wikipedia,_Virginia

    GNIS feature ID. 2584799 [1] Ashburn is a rapidly growing census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. At the 2010 United States census, its population was 43,511, [4] up from 3,393 in 1990. It is 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Washington, D.C., and part of the Washington metropolitan area .

  3. Bear Dance - Wikipedia

    Bear Dance. George Catlin, Bear Dance, hand-colored lithograph, 1844, Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Bear Dance is a Native American ceremonial dance that occurs in the spring. It is a ten-day event to strengthen social ties within the community, encourage courtship, and mark the end of puberty for girls. [1]

  4. List of plantations in Virginia - Wikipedia

    This is a list of plantations and/or plantation houses in the U.S. state of Virginia that are National Historic Landmarks, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, other historic registers, or are otherwise significant for their history, association with significant events or people, or their architecture and design.

  5. List of federal agencies in Northern Virginia - Wikipedia

    The following Federal Agencies are headquartered in Northern Virginia. Agencies with approximately 10,000+ employees, or a $10 billion+ budget are in bold . Agency (common abbreviation) City/CDP (Area) Seal/Insignia/Crest. Defense Contract Management Agency. Alexandria.

  6. Stone Bridge High School - Wikipedia

    On May 28, 2021, a male teenager was accused of sexually assaulting a female student in a girls' restroom at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. Following a weeks-long investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, a 14-year-old male was arrested on July 8, 2021, and charged with two counts of forcible sodomy.

  7. Janelia - Wikipedia

    March 20, 1987. Designated VLR. June 17, 1986 [2] Janelia or Janelia Farm is a mansion and former farm near Ashburn, Virginia, built in 1936 for artist Vinton Liddell Pickens and her husband Robert Pickens, a journalist. The farm property has become the Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which surrounds the house.

  8. The National Conference Center - Wikipedia

    The National Conference Center ( The National) is a corporate training facility in Leesburg, Virginia. It hosts over 14,000 individuals per month and comprises 265,000 square feet (24,600 m 2) of meeting space. [4] The center contains 250 conference rooms, an athletic facility, and 917 guest rooms. The building was built in 1974 as the Xerox ...

  9. Belmont Manor House - Wikipedia

    Belmont Manor House, formally known as Belmont Plantation, is a two-story, five-part Federal mansion in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, built between the years of 1799–1802 by Ludwell Lee (1760–1836), son of Richard Henry Lee. The land surrounding the mansion, the Belmont property, was handed down to his first wife (also his first ...