Historic Staunton Foundation News

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The Science of Indoor Environmental Quality

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

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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2022 Preservation Award Winners

2022 Preservation Award Winners

HSF announced the winners of their 2022 Preservation Awards during their annual meeting in February, featuring outstanding rehabilitation projects and revitalization efforts within our community.

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Holiday House Tour

December 9 & 10, 2023 – Save the Date and Set Your Reminders! Please support our organization and join the party by becoming a donor! This year’s tour highlights the Newtown historic District and features six historic homes and a storefront. Please note Holiday...

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51st HSF Membership Annual Meeting

HSF's 51st Annual Membership Meeting & Presentation of the Preservation Awards 4:00pm - Sunday, February 5, 2023 Emmanuel Episcopal Church. 300 West Frederick Street  We will continue to monitor Covid challenges but holding our meeting in a larger space will help...

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Enjoy Queen City Mischief & Magic this weekend

HSF hopes you have a great adventure here in the Queen City.  Enjoy the magical architecture as well as the various muggle contraptions to be discovered in Staunton. If downtown becomes overwhelmed with dueling witches and wizards - set off into the surrounding...

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2022 Saturday Walking Tours

Saturday Morning Walking Tours are in full swing. Join us at 10:00 am - 20 South New Street – The R.R. Smith Center for History and Art Tours last about 2 hours - Rain or shine - we suggest comfortable walking shoes, an umbrella or sunscreen as needed! 10 am Saturday,...

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Sustainable, Livable Neighborhoods

As Seen In …

The Historic Staunton Foundation and Staunton, VA were featured in Preservation, the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Read the article.


Staunton was featured in The Smithsonian Magazine as one of the nation’s best small towns! Read the article.



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