establishing willard
  • Our school was named after Joseph E. Willard, who served as Virginia’s lieutenant governor in the early 1900s. The village at Willard was made up of former slaves and their descendants and survived until 1958 when all 87 Willard-area landowners had their property condemned by the federal government for the development of Dulles Airport. “The name will commemorate a critical piece of Loudoun’s history,” said Kevin Lewis, assistant superintendent of Support Services.

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