Archives: Press Releases

May
10

Press Release

2022 LIST OF VIRGINIA’S MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC PLACES ANNOUNCED

For immediate release For more information, contact: Will Glasco, wglasco@preservationvirginia.org (804) 338-1357 Eleven historic sites facing insensitive development or neglect were named to this year’s list RICHMOND, Va. (May 10, 2022) – Each May — National Historic Preservation Month— Preservation Virginia releases a list of historic places across the Commonwealth that face imminent or sustained …

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Apr
24

Press Release

Judicial Robe of Chief Justice John Marshall Returns Home to Richmond

For immediate release For more information, contact: Will Glasco, wglasco@preservationvirginia.org (804) 338-1357 The only surviving judicial robe of the “Great Chief Justice” was recently conserved and will be displayed at the John Marshall House. RICHMOND, Va. (April 15, 2021) — Through a partnership between Preservation Virginia, The John Marshall Center for Constitutional History & Civics …

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Nov
19

Press Release

Preservation Virginia Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Recovery Marketing Leverage Grant for Tourism Marketing

For immediate release For more information, contact: Will Glasco, wglasco@preservationvirginia.org (804) 338-1357 Preservation Virginia has received $8,950.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program (RMLP), designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by leveraging limited local marketing dollars through a local match of the state grants funds. More …

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Sep
24

Press Release

Monacan Indian Nation Site Named one of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Video: https://vimeo.com/461193500/c2f06a36a1  — Rassawek, the historic capital and sacred site of the Monacan Indian Nation located at the confluence of the Rivanna River and James River in Fluvanna County, is included on a national list of threatened historic sites.  RICHMOND, Va. (September 24, 2020) – Threatened by a local water intake and …

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May
19

Press Release

Preservation Virginia identifies commonwealth’s most endangered historic places

For immediate release  For more information, contact:  Will Glasco, wglasco@preservationvirginia.org  (804) 338-1357  Preservation Virginia identifies commonwealth’s most endangered historic places  –This year’s list reflects importance of historic preservation in time of crisis and recovery and how, now more than ever, we can look to our history for encouragement  RICHMOND, Va. (May 19, 2020) – A …

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Mar
4

Press Release

Preservation Virginia to recognize trailblazers across the Commonwealth

–April 3 gala will also honor business leader, philanthropist and author David M. Rubenstein RICHMOND, Va. (March 4, 2020)—Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards on April 3, 2020, at the Bolling Haxall House will recognize innovative initiatives that include rehabilitating historic structures for reuse as affordable housing in Roanoke; spearheading a historic marker project in Virginia …

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Nov
26

Press Release

COMMEMORATING HISTORIC SHOCKOE BOTTOM OFFERS INNOVATIVE, TRANSFORMATIVE MODEL FOR TOURISM AND EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       November 26, 2019 Brenda Jones, National Trust for Historic Preservation – 202.588.6019 Ana Edwards, Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project– 804.517.4049 Elizabeth Kostelny, Preservation Virginia– 804.648.1889 ext. 306 COMMEMORATING HISTORIC SHOCKOE BOTTOM OFFERS INNOVATIVE, TRANSFORMATIVE MODEL FOR TOURISM AND EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT Truth-Telling and Development can Work Together (RICHMOND) As many American cities …

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Nov
8

Press Release

U.S. District Court Rules on Dominion Energy’s Permit for James River Transmission Towers

November 8, 2019 For immediate release: U.S. District Court Rules on Dominion Energy’s Permit for James River Transmission Towers Statements by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Virginia WASHINGTON- Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that Dominion Energy’s permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for transmission …

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Aug
1

Press Release

Preservation Virginia Completes Architectural Survey of Historic African American Rosenwald Schools

August 1, 2019 For immediate release: Preservation Virginia Completes Architectural Survey of Historic African American Rosenwald Schools The project included locating more than 380 Rosenwald-funded structures built in Virginia during segregation RICHMOND – Preservation Virginia, a private, non-profit historic preservation organization, has completed a two-year architectural survey of historic African American schools built in Virginia …

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May
31

Press Release

Federal Appeals Court Denies Dominion Energy’s Request for Rehearing RE: Vacated Permit for James River Transmission Towers

Joint Statement by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Virginia (Washington) May 31, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied Dominion Energy’s request for a rehearing regarding the court’s March 1 ruling that the permit for Dominion Energy to build a massive power line across the James …

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