October Preservation Brown Bag

Gypsy Hill Park History Gateway Improvements & Plans for Park’s Water Resources October 18, 2019 @ Noon Meet at the entrance gate to Gypsy Hill Park. Presenters: Bill Frazier – Vice President of HSF and Co-Chair of Gypsy Hill Park Gateway Restoration Committee Dave Irvin – Utilities Superintendent, Public Works Department, City of Staunton

September Preservation Brown Bag

Historic Beverley Hotel Friday, September 20, 2019 @ Noon Tour meets at the Beverley Hotel (104 South New Street) Brought back from structural and architectural compromise, the Hotel Beverley is now open. This rehabilitation is a dramatic save of the historic hotel built between 1904 and 1909. Now apartments and restaurant space, the project is…

August Preservation Brown Bag

Friday, August 9, 2019 @ Noon Alleys and Gardens as Filters for Water Draining to the Creeks Tour meets at the Bryan Garage. Please consider parking at the Wharf parking lot and walking up Federal Street to the Alley. With the recent hard afternoon rains, we are witnessing runoff.  Protecting the Chesapeake Bay requires control of…

June Preservation Brown Bag

Friday, June 14, 2019 @ Noon Wharf Historic Infrastructure and Flood Mitigation Landis Park to Byers Street Meet at intersection of Church Street and Middlebrook Avenue Rebecca Joyce, Program Manager for the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission will join HSF board member Sharon Angle to lead our walk and discussion. Rebecca and Sharon have extensive experience…

May Preservation Brown Bag

Friday, May 3rd @ Noon Tour meets at the Bryan Garage in the alley behind 115 Church Street Theme for 2019 The National Weather Service announced we are in a season for heightened flooding and our soil is wet. Spring Outlook: Historic, widespread flooding to continue through May Drough Severity Index Staunton drains water; water…

9th annual Winter Wine Festival

Saturday February 23, 2019 Noon – 5pm at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center 24 South Market Street,  Staunton, Virginia 24401

2018 Holiday House Tour: Neighborhood Tour

Friday, November 16th at Noon The tour will meet in the Staunton Innovation Hub parking lot (32 N. Augusta Street). (click for map of meeting location) Please join us for our annual pre-Holiday House Tour Walking Tour.  The eclectic mix of houses and buildings that line North New and North Augusta Streets will provide the backdrop…

2018 Community Forum

On October 9th, a small yet diverse group of local stakeholders were invited to participate in a Community Forum, organized by HSF and moderated by Kathy Frazier (AIA) of Frazier Associates. This forum was a vital part of HSF’s commitment to engage the community as we develop a new strategic plan. This discussion is one…

West End: Hays Avenue

October 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Walk October 12 @ Noon Tour meets at the corner of West Beverley and Hays Avenue. HSF’s Education Committee invites you to join us for a walk along Hays Avenue in Staunton’s West End for the October Brown Bag.  We will continue our exploration of city neighborhoods and the notion of…

West End: Bridge Street Entry

  September 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Walk September 7 @ Noon Tour meets at the corner of Maple Street and Bridge Street. HSF’s Education Committee invites you to take a walk viewing the connections of Callahan’s Alley, Stuart Street, Green Street, and Bridge Street in Staunton’s West End.  Here we find cottages dating to the late…