What to Do Around Leesburg

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Leesburg is a sleepy little town nestled away from big city noise and, in many ways, it’s amazing! Unfortunately, I often hear, “There is NOTHING TO DO HERE!” or, “The most entertaining thing in Leesburg is smoking…” I am here to inform you that this is luckily NOT true. There are plenty of things around […]

In Celebration of Black History Month

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     February is Black History Month, a time when we celebrate and honor African-Americans who have made a difference in the world.In the first part of a series that will commemorate local community members, Dr. Evelyn Bethune will speak to Beacon College students, faculty, staff, and select community members on February 7th, in an event […]

Adventures in Archaeology!

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All Beacon College students taking General Anthropology do their archaeology fieldwork at Crystal River Archaeological State Park. The early inhabitants first occupied the area approximately 2500 years ago, and they stayed for 1,600 years. The students visit the museum and then tour the site to see midden mounds, burial mounds, and to climb to the […]