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  • Jul 3

    James River to 2013 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered

    National Trust for Historic Preservation names the James River to 2013 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
  • May 28

    John Marshall Cadet Statue Unveiling

    Sunday, June 2, 2013, 2:30pm a statue to honor those who served as John Marshall Cadets will be unveiled.
  • May 23

    Spring 2013 Ventures

    The latest issue of Historic Ventures is available for download!
  • May 13

    Endangered Sites 2013

    For the ninth consecutive year, Preservation Virginia presents a list of places across the Commonwealth that face serious threats because of neglect, insufficient funding, inappropriate development or public policies and procedures. We issue our annual list to raise awareness of at-risk historic sites, to focus attention on specific threats and to encourage Virginians to advocate for and develop reasonable solutions for these and other endangered properties.
  • May 1

    Forensic anthropology and archaeology confirm survival cannibalism in 17th-century North America

    Smithsonian Institution, Colonial Williamsburg and Preservation Virginia collaborate on groundbreaking research from Jamestown, Va.
  • Apr 29

    17th Century Architecture Symposium at Bacon’s Castle

    May 4th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Architecture Symposium featuring guest lectures, Edward Chappell and Nicholas Luccketti
  • Apr 24

    Entrance Fee at Historic Jamestowne Changed to Support Programs, Archaeology

    As proposed earlier this year, the fee charged at Historic Jamestowne will increase beginning April 27, 2013. The fee will be $14.00 for adults age 16 and older; children under age 16 will be admitted for free. The fee includes unlimited admission to both the Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield units of Colonial NHP for seven consecutive days.
  • Feb 25

    Redeem your Groupon Family Membership

    To redeem your Groupon family membership contact our Membership Coordinator, Christopher Hyner, or 804-648-1889 x305 or redeem in person by visiting one of our historic sites and presenting your Groupon to a Preservation Virginia staff member.
  • Feb 21

    Preservation Virginia to Hold Community Meeting for Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    On March 7th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Preservation Virginia's Patrick Henry's Scotchtown is inviting the public to attend a Community Meeting in order to share ideas about how we can elevate awareness of the region’s history, develop new partnerships, and tell the story of preservation in Hanover County.
  • Feb 8

    Cape Henry Featured on Access Virginia Beach

    Cape Henry Lighthouse Celebrates the 50th Birthday of Virginia Beach with Virginia Beach Mayor, Will Sessoms. Access Virginia Beach caught it on film!