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    Burke Historical Society Meeting

  • Dates:
    April 30, 2017
  • Time:
    3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:
  • Location:
    Pohick Regional Library
  • Address:
    6450 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke, VA 22015

In late August and early September of 1859, a massive solar storm, referred to as the Carrington Event, caused a series of dramatic and poorly understood effects across the earth. Presenter Brian Slawski will share some of the local and worldwide accounts of this event and say a little about its implications for the present day.