Fall 2014 Newsletter

UMW's Historic Preservation Newsletter for Fall 2014 is available below! In this issue we congratulate the recent graduates, give updates on campus buildings, alumni, Stratford Hall Plantation field school, and the HISP club. There are also a few entries from current students sharing stories from their summer internships. If you would like to receive a digital copy please fill out this form so that you can be added to the email list! Enjoy and be on the look out for the Spring Newsletter! Fall 2014 Newsletter 10.30.14 … [Read more...]

Stafford will study slavery locations

University of Mary Washington Historic Preservation professor Douglas Sanford will spearhead an effort to study slavery locations in Stafford County, Virginia.  This work will be conducted with support from the University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation as well as funds from Stafford County which were obtained as part of a Virginia Department of Historic Resources grant.  Follow the link to learn more (http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2014/07/31/stafford-to-study-slavery-locations/)   … [Read more...]

Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg Website

The Historic Preservation Planning Laboratory of Spring 2010 designed and implemented a website! The Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg database was created in order to provide a central depository of information about buildings in Fredericksburg that had previously been scattered, and make it available to the public at large. The database was created for the Center for Historic Preservation at the University of Mary Washington in the Spring of 2010 by a preservation planning course taught by Smith. The grunt work was done by the students: Chelsea Corcoran, Bill Pieper, Sarah Moore, Megan Hall, Bridget Travers, and Helen Dinndorf. Please check it out, and enjoy! … [Read more...]