Starting on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, Preservation Virginia's Bacon's Castle and Smith's Fort will be open Friday through Monday until Labor Day. Tour the 17th century four days a week this summer!
Could you imagine a current presidential candidate killing a man in a duel? Americans faced this reality, and many more antics during The Great Election of 1800, in which Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams ran for President.
We’re hosting a salon to discuss the 1800 election over wine and refreshments. Free to attend; registration required.
Virginia's Most Endangered Historic Places for the 2016-2017 season will be announced on May 3. Stay tuned!
Our mission is to make Virginia's communities and historic places of memory stronger, more vital and economically sustainable through preservation, education and advocacy.
Since 1889, Preservation Virginia’s efforts have saved more than 200 unique Virginia’s historic places across the Commonwealth.
Today, we have six sites that are interpreted and open to the public. These sites span the history of this great nation.