History and Preservation Activities for October

Mark your calendars for mid-October! First, City of Winchester Planning Director Tim Youmans will host a repeat performance of his in-depth history of Winchester. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Handley Library.
Date: October 13
Time: 11 a.m.
Place: Handley Regional Library auditorium
Cost: Free and open to the public.

Second, registration is open now for the 2018 Virginia Preservation Conference! Join Preservation Virginia and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources October 18-19 in Danville, Virginia for a gathering of preservationists, local citizens, government leaders and more to explore the modern preservation movement and the importance of protecting our diverse historic resources.

Donovan Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics, a Washington, D.C.- based real estate and economic development consulting firm, will be the keynote speaker.

Through educational sessions and tours of Danville’s historic districts, local citizens and community organizations will be equipped with valuable preservation resources and knowledge that they can use to protect the historic places in their own communities.

Dates: October 18-19
Place: Danville, Virginia
Times, Costs, and Registration Information: preservationvirginia.org