Conference: Virginia Historical Societies
August 11th (Saturday)
Deadline for registration is August 6th.

A workshop for Exective Directors, Presidents, and Board Members of Virginian Historical Societies

August 11th, 9 am to 4:00 pm


The conference is being held at the Elston Inn on the campus of Sweet Briar College (just south of Amherst, Virginia). Parking is available alongside the Inn. A campus map can be downloaded here.


The conference fee is $20. Please mail a check, made out to "Sweet Briar College" to Dr. Lynn Rainville, Fletcher Hall, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595. Registration deadline: August 6th. The registration deadline has passed.



Summary Schedule

For the full schedule please return to the CONFERENCE PAGE.

8:45 - Light Continental Breakfast*

9:00 - Greetings

9:15 - Partnerships and Collaboration

10:15 - Coffee Break*

10:30 - Fundraising

11:15 - Board Governance

12:00 - Lunch*

12:45 - Social Media

Afternoon: concurrent sessions with state-wide historic organizations.

End by 4:00

*provided by conference

DHR manages the state's historic highway marker program. Click here for more information on the program.