Our Work: Advocacy

Jun
27

Event

Tobacco Barn History Program

Tobacco Barn restored during the Tobacco Barn Restoration Project

Tobacco Barn restored during the Tobacco Barn Restoration Project

Jun 27, 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Danville Train Station
677 Craghead Street
Danville, VA 24541

Join Preservation Virginia and History United for a free Tobacco Barn History Program featuring a screening of Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South, a film created by Jim Crawford in 2005 and funded by Virginia Humanities. The film is based on interviews and oral histories of tobacco farming families and traces …

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May
20

Most Endangered Recap: The Ashland Theatre

Ashland Theatre

May is Preservation Month and we’re recapping previous Most Endangered Historic Places listings in the nominator’s own words. You can read updates on the Warm Springs Bath Houses and Gibson Cottage, the Carr-Greer House and the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum. The following update is on the Ashland Theatre from their president and CEO, Douglas Love. What prompted you …

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May
13

Most Endangered Recap: Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

May is Preservation Month and we’re recapping previous Most Endangered Historic Places listings in the nominator’s own words. You can read updates on the Warm Springs Bath Houses and Gibson Cottage and the Carr-Greer House. Check back to hear updates on the Ashland Theatre. The following update is on the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum from their founder, …

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May
6

Most Endangered Recap: Carr-Greer Farmhouse

Carr-Greer Farmhouse

May is Preservation Month and we’re recapping previous Most Endangered Historic Places listings in the nominator’s own words. You can read an update on the Warm Springs Bath Houses and Gibson Cottage and check back to hear updates on the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum, Ashland Theatre. The following update is on the Carr-Greer Farmhouse courtesy …

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May
1

Most Endangered Recap: Warm Springs Bath Houses and Gibson Cottage

Warm Springs Bath Houses

May is Preservation Month and we’re recapping previous Most Endangered Historic Places listings in the nominator’s own words. Check back this month to hear updates on the Carr Greer Farmhouse, Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum, Ashland Theatre. This update is on the Warm Springs Bath Houses and Gibson Cottage courtesy of Phil Deemer of Preservation …

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Mar
19

Event

African American Historic Resources Symposium

African American Historic Resources

Mar 19, 2019

9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th Street Northwest
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Join Preservation Virginia as we bring together the Virginia Rosenwald School Network and other advocacy and history groups for an in-depth look at the state of Virginia’s historic African American resources. Expanding on our annual Rosenwald School Network Meeting, we have partnered with the African American Cultural Resources (AACR) Task Force, Virginia Humanities, and the …

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Jan
8

Get involved in the 2019 VA General Assembly legislative session

It’s early January in Virginia and that means one exciting thing: the Virginia General Assembly’s legislative session is about to begin! Made up of the Senate of Virginia and the Virginia House of Delegates, the Virginia General Assembly finds its origins in the first legislative assembly held at Jamestown in 1619. The joint body meets …

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Dec
28

A Year in Historic Preservation: 2018 in Review

Through our advocacy and community engagement initiatives, we are able to have a broad impact on and support the efforts of others who are working in historic preservation throughout the Commonwealth. Take a look at how your support has helped us make an impact on Virginia’s historic resources and communities. Over the past year, we’ve …

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Jan
23

Event

2019 Legislative Reception

Jan 23, 2019

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hilton Downtown Richmond
501 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219

Registration is closed for this year’s Legislative Reception. Subscribe to our legislative alerts to keep up with the latest preservation news coming from the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session.    …

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