About Us

The University of Mary Washington's Historic Preservation Club is a student run organization partnered and derivative from the Department of Historic Preservation. The club provides supplementary education experiences in the forms of trips, tours, conferences, and general meetings. It helps foster promote, acquaint, and involve interested students of the University of Mary Washington in the field of preservation. The Historic Preservation Club also acts as a forum for career opportunities such as internships. Members strive to not only benefit and educate those involved in Historic Preservation at the University of Mary Washington, but also serve the university and local communities by hosting a number of events throughout the school year. 

   Annual Club Events:  -Ghost Walk- Haunted tours of Downtown Fredericksburg
                                   -National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference - Representatives sent annually
                                   -Victorian Ball- Early Spring Gala with Traditional Costume and Dance
                                   -Spring Trip- 3-4 day trip to visit Preservation related sites and Museums and "have fun"
                                   -"Spring Event"- A weekend-long Preservation festival featuring trips, games, movies, etc.

Historic Preservation Club