Since 1889, Preservation Virginia has served as a statewide historic preservation leader, saving more than 400 historic places. Our six historic sites open to the public serve as catalysts for our efforts to protect and preserve historic places and communities in all regions of Virginia.


Through the generosity of our supporters, we teach, share and collaborate for the preservation and enhancement of Virginia’s communities through our various educational programs.


As an advocate for Virginia’s historic resources, we work closely with decision-makers to communicate the economic and cultural benefits of preservation and promote important preservation-related policies and programs.

John Marshall House

School is out, Summer Fun is in

Book a group tour with family and friends at any of our six historic sites located in Central and Southeastern Virginia this summer. Enjoy bustling downtown Richmond after a tour of Chief Justice John Marshall’s home, visit Historic Jamestowne to see their latest archaeological discovery and so much more!

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Since 1889, Preservation Virginia’s efforts have saved more than 400 unique historic places across Virginia, including our six historic sites open to the public.

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Must-See Historic Towns and Cities in Virginia

Few states can claim to have a history as rich or extensive as Virginia, the home of the first successful English colony in the United States. Though there are far too many places rich in history to fit onto a single list, here are some that you must-see while hitting the road this summer! Richmond …