Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean
...Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean
...Name: Carole Herrick
Family information: Married to Philip Herrick.One son, Charles.Education: Herrick holds a degree in history from Los Angeles State College. Current job or primary occupation: She is president of the Dranesville Democratic Women's Club and is involved in many other community groups.
Favorite part of your current job: "I enjoy trying to enhance McLean
.There are so many groups getting involved in the quality of life."Community involvement: Mrs. Herrick is the past president of the McLean Historical Society and the president of the Dranesville Democratic Women's Club.She is also the past president of the McLean Chapter of AARP 839 and the immediate past president of Friends of the McLean Community Center.She served nine years on the governing board of McLean Community Center.Herrick is also the co-chair of McLean and Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, which celebrates the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.She
authored two books, "Chronological History of McLean
, Virginia" and "August 24, 1814 - Washington In Flames."Her
second book is about how Washington, D.C., was burned after the British invaded it and the government fled to Northern Virginia.Hobbies: Herrick was a nationally ranked tennis player and a professional player at Congressional Country Club in Maryland.She
also played at Wimbledon twice.In addition, Herrick
holds national age group records in running.