The Fall 2013 HISP Department Newsletter is here!

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We are proud to present you with the Fall 2013 Newsletter! If you would like to be added to our email list and receive a digital copy, please fill out the form found here. We hope you enjoy! … [Read more...]

Movie Night: Beetlejuice

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'Tis the season for ghosts from the underworld! Why not celebrate with the '80s mod rehab of a historic home? Do you have an appreciation for the contemporary, or find it cringe-worthy? Mark your calendars, the Historic Preservation film series continues on November 6 at 7 pm in Combs 025 with the Halloween favorite, Beetlejuice. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. … [Read more...]

Get spooked at the 29th Annual Ghostwalk!

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UMW's Historic Preservation Club is hosting its 29th annual GHOST WALK on Friday, October 25 (6pm-10pm) and Saturday, October 26 (5pm-10pm). Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for UMW students/staff, military with ID, and kids ages 6-12, and free for kids under the age of 5. Tours start every ten minutes at the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library! For reservations or questions, contact UMWghostwalk@gmail.com or (540) 654-1315. … [Read more...]

Preservation Action – Become a Student Member!

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Are you looking for a way to stay informed on current policy issues that affect preservation? Do you want to become more involved in advocating for federal funding for historic preservation? Preservation Action (PA) is the country's only grassroots organization that is fully dedicated to lobbying for federal legislation that promotes historic preservation. By joining PA with a Student Membership of only $20 per year, you will be able to let your voice be heard alongside preservation professionals from all over the nation.  Through this membership you will receive Weekly Updates and Action items, and will be encouraged to participate in the annual Lobby Day. To join, fill out the Membership form. To learn more about Preservation Action, please visit their website preservationaction.org. … [Read more...]