Preservation Walks & Talks

Educational Series focused on Preservation, Planning, and Neighborhood Revitalization

About Preservation Walks & Talks

Led by HSF Executive Director Frank Strassler and a host of knowledgeable guest speakers, these informative discussions feature topics that relate to preserving the community, planning, identifying historic architecture, celebrating property rehabilitation, and experiencing neighborhood revitalization. Preservation Walks are held during the warmer months of the year and will meet at various times and locations. Preservation Talks are generally held on the first Friday of each month at noon in the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art 2nd floor lecture hall. Preservation Walks & Talks are casual, free, and open to the public.


2022 Preservation Walks and Talks

12:00 noon – September 9, 2022

HSF’s advocacy for the Augusta County court property

Meet at the front steps of the 1901 Augusta County Circuit Courthouse

HSF President Duane Barron will relay the Boards position concerning the court properties
Michael C. Brown, Architect will review 1950’s architecture and the District Courts building
Marion Ward will discuss her rehabilitation of and provide the history of 111-113 South Augusta Street