Annual Student Choice Lecture

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Another wonderful Historic Preservation student choice lecture last night! This year’s lecture was led by Mr. Joseph McGill of The Slave Dwelling Project. Mr. McGill educated attendees about the importance of antebellum period buildings and his personal experiences throughout his project. Students and audience members were able to engage individually with Mr. McGill and ask questions regarding his efforts. To learn more about The Slave Swelling Project visit: http://slavedwellingproject.org/   Have a speaker in mind that you would be interested in hearing next year? Then come to the Historic Preservation Club meeting or email umwhistoricpresclub@gmail.com and make your suggestion known. … [Read more...]

A Panel on Urban Planning: Careers, Graduate School, and Current Events

planning panel

On April 6th at 6pm, a panel of professionals (including our own Dr. Smith!) will discuss careers, graduate school possibilities, and current events in the world of Urban Planning. This event is open to everyone, especially those interested in historic preservation, geography, GIS, or planning! The event will be held in Monroe Hall room 240. … [Read more...]

Archaeology Field School at Sherwood Forest Plantation

Sherwood Forest Flyer

This summer is your chance to get your hands dirty on a true archaeological excavation. The Sherwood Forest Plantation in Stafford County, VA was occupied throughout the Antebellum, Civil War, and Post Bellum periods. The field school is five weeks long and will give students three credit hours.  For more information, please contact Dr. Lauren McMillan at lmcmi6lq@umw.edu! … [Read more...]

Fall 2015 Newsletter

The Historic Preservation's Fall 2015 newsletter is now here! Since 2012, our newsletter has been released digitally. To sign up for an automatic alert when the newsletter arrives, click here. Click here to read the newsletter! … [Read more...]