About Milen Mehari

Milen Mehari is a proud native of Keren, Eritrea. She is a rising senior at the University of Mary Washington, studying Women and Gender Studies, English, and Digital Studies. Milen loves storytelling, the moments wherein folks find the humanity in one another’s experiences. In the future, she hopes to continue to bring love and kindness to the fight for Eritrean liberation.

Articles created by Milen Mehari

Pictured here is Bound for Freedom Historical Marker
April 24, 2018

Bound For Freedom

Inscription:  The Civil War spilled into the Rappahannock valley in the spring of 1862. While the main armies campaigned on…

Pictured here is George Washington's Boyhood Home
April 23, 2018

George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm

Inscription:  Located directly across the river from where you are standing is the site of the boyhood home of George…

Pictured here is the Kenmore viewed from the gate
April 1, 2018


Inscription:  Four blocks west stands Kenmore, built in 1775 by Col. Fielding Lewis for his wife, Betty, sister of George…

pictured here is the Liberty Town mural
April 18, 2018

Liberty Town

Inscription:  This small community laid out on the edge of town in 1812, greeted overland travelers with a wagon yard,…

Pictured here is the view up Hanover Street towards Marye's Heights.
April 3, 2018

Marye’s Heights

Inscription: A Northern photographer took this picture of Marye’s Heights in May 1864, setting up his camera in front of…

Pictured here are the graves in the Masonic Cemetery
April 21, 2018

Masonic Cemetery

Inscription:  Fredericksburg Lodge #4, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, organized as a lodge in 1752. They established this cemetery in…