Welcome to the Short Hill Historical Society!

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring historic landmarks in the Short Hill region of western Loudoun County, Virginia.

This non-profit saved the Old Stone School in Hillsboro from being demolished and kept its doors open for 40 years through dues, donations, rental fees, and fundraising efforts all led by volunteers. Our efforts are now turning to preserve and restore other landmarks in our area. Read more about our history.

Read about our accomplishments in 2017 and how you can support our efforts moving forward!

We are currently working to restore the Wright Brothers’ Mother’s sign at the corner of Gaver Mill Road and Route 9. Read more about this and other projects.

Coming Up October 21–History Talks, Trips, and Treasures with Historian Rich Gillespie!

Mark your calendar to join us at the Burnt Mill on Sunday, October 21 at 4 p.m. for the next in our series called History Talks, Trips, and Treasures. Our speaker will be historian, Rich Gillespie. Light refreshments will be provided, and a $5 suggested donation is encouraged. Bring your own chair, dress for being outside, and take a trip to the Burnt Mill. Register online!

Remains of the Burnt Mill and Miller’s House, where we will have our October 21 History Talks, Trips, and Treasures with Rich Gillespie

See all of the events planned through the end of 2018!

See photos from the History Talks, Trips, and Treasures with Meredith Bean McMath on September 20!

The September 20 History Talks, Trips, and Treasures with Meredith Bean McMath at North Gate Vineyard.

Annual Dues and Donations!

We are looking your support as a friend of our non-profit to continue existing projects and initiate new ones that help preserve and restore the rich history of the Short Hill region. Dues and donations are accepted online!

The 2017 Christmas in Hillsboro Historic Homes Tour!

See photos from the Short Hill Historical Society’s Christmas in Hillsboro Historic Homes Tour that was held Saturday, December 9, 2017.

 Support Us!

Please support our efforts by becoming a member and by making a donation! Your dues and donations are tax-deductible.