Montgomery Hall Park Archaeological Site

Our Brown Bag Preservation Series continues with a review of recent archeological explorations in Montgomery Hall Park. Dennis Blanton, lead archeologist for the project, will guide us through three locations in the park, describing their discoveries as they worked their way through each site. John Howe Peyton, a young lawyer and graduate of Princeton University,…

The History of the Augusta County Courthouse

We are pleased to have historian Nancy Sorrells join us to present the History of the Augusta County Courthouse. The History of the Augusta County Courthouse Slide Presentation

Researching an Historic Property

On February 9th, local historian Katharine Brown presented a Brown Bag talk on the topic of researching historic properties in Staunton. Along with the discussion, Katharine provided a handout filled with great tips, techniques and resources for conducting property research. This handout – entitled Researching Your House – is now available for you to download…

Maps and Mapping

As we enter the New year, Staunton’s neighborhoods will continue to be the focus of the HSF Preservation Brown Bag Series.  Join us in 2016 as we build a collective knowledge of our neighborhoods, their location, and their architectural and cultural contributions to the City as a whole.  We will begin our explorations on Friday,…