Preservation Virginia's upcoming advocacy and preservation education schedule

Please join Preservation Virginia for our upcoming programs and events:

Legislative Reception

February 5, 2020
Hilton Downtown Richmond
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Our annual Legislative Reception will be held at the Hilton Downtown Richmond on February 5th. This is a free event and a good way to meet staff and General Assembly members, as well as others working in the fields of preservation and conservation. Registration is required. See:  https://preservationvirginia.org/events/2020-legislative-reception/

Most Endangered Places List 

Applications due February 29, 2020

For almost 20 years, Preservation Virginia has compiled a list of endangered historic sites to advocate for their protection. Over the years the list has included buildings, archaeological sites, cemeteries and cultural landscapes that face imminent or sustained threats.

If you are aware of a historic site you would like to nominate for the list, please submit an application by February 29, 2020. Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to see the sites listed in previous years. If you have questions, feel free to contact me or Lisa Bergstrom (lbergstrom@preservationvirginia.org). The nomination form can be found here.

John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears

February 29, 2020
The Virginia Museum of History and Culture
10 a.m.-3 p.m.

In partnership with the Center for the Study of American Indian Law & Policy, Preservation Virginia will host a symposium to discuss the legacy of Supreme Court decisions under Chief Justice John Marshall and their impact on Native American sovereignty. To register:  https://preservationvirginia.org/events/john-marshall-the-supreme-court-and-the-trail-of-tears/

2020 Conference Series

Three, one-day conferences will be offered this year:

  1. Preserving African American Historic Places, Friday, March 6 from 9 am - 3 pm at Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum in Alexandria, VA | Click here for details and to register.  SGHRP chair Ana Edwards will be a presenter at this conference. 
  2. Recording and Preserving African American Cemeteries, and 
  3. Historic Resources, Seal Level Rise and Flooding Adaptation Strategies.

Please check our website for more information and registration: https://preservationvirginia.org/upcoming-events/