Upcoming Events

Preservation Talk: The Science of Indoor Environmental Quality

10:00 am February 17, 2024

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(May through October) Enjoy HSF’s Saturday Walking Tours

Meet at 20 South New Street – The lobby of the R.R. Smith Center for History & Art.  Stroll through four of Staunton’s seven historic districts as your volunteer guide discusses Staunton’s historic architecture and the city’s historical development from Beverley’s Mill Place to a booming 19th & 20th centurycommercial center. 10 am Saturday, May through October

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Plunkettsville

Discover the character of this West End neighborhood

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Why preservation matters

Historic preservation is not just about saving old buildings. It is good for the community. Read more »

Get to know Historic Staunton

Browse our Online Collections

But don’t forget to visit HSF’s Preservation Workroom, located in the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art. Make an appointment today »

HSF Photos and Slides

Explore our Flickr albums of over 2,000 images, representing all historic neighborhoods.

A Historical Timeline of Staunton’s Architecture

Historical information and images documenting Stauntons Architecture.

COMING SOON: Architectural Inventory

HSF photographed and documented Staunton’s historic buildings facilitating the designation of five historic districts. The resulting inventory catalogs the architectural characteristics of each property.  To make this information available online, HSF volunteers have begun to scan and digitize HSF’s inventory.

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The Science of Indoor Environmental Quality

Preservation and rehabilitation of old buildings creates a unique puzzle for identifying and solving indoor environmental problems such as indoor air quality, mold, allergens, and ventilation.
Please join us for a presentation from Dr. Eva King, an expert at diagnosing the causes of uncomfortable and unhealthy indoor environments. Dr. King will speak about her work and how she helps owners develop a plan to improve their homes and buildings.

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November 18, Preservation Walk and Talk

10:00 am Saturday November 18, 2023 We will walk the route for Historic Staunton Foundation’s Holiday House Tour to discuss the development and architecture of the neighborhood. Touching on topics of Jouett Tapp’s 1813 Map, 19th and 20th century Sanborn Maps, and...

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