Northampton Historic Preservation Society

Enriching lives through the preservation of historical sites and culture.


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Stratton Manor Lecture on the Lawn - Oct. 18

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Annual NHPS Meeting Dec. 9, 2015

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The annual dinner meeting for the Northampton Historic Preservation Society was held December 9th at Cheriton, Virginia. The featured guest speaker, Dick (DeCourcy) McIntosh, gave a thought provoking presentation encompassing his life and experiences on the Eastern Shore and an ongoing current public debate that impacts historical preservation: the uses and potential misuses of history. He warned that one must be careful with history and that “historic preservation” should mean ...

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Holiday Dinner & Annual Meeting - December 9, 2014

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The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Northampton Historic Preservation Society was held on December 9th, 2014 at the Mimosa Barn in Cheriton, Virginia. Over 80 people participated in the festive holiday function.


After the dinner, catered by Amy B, the NHPS was pleased to welcome a very special guest speaker, David Brown, the EVP and Chief Preservation Officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


David Brown spoke about how historic preservation i...

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Eastern Shore Archaeology Day May 16th, 2015

Posted by NHPS on June 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

An Eastern Shore Public Archaeology Day was held May 16th at the historic Palace Theatre in Cape Charles. Speakers included representatives from James Madison University, the USDA Forest Service, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources among others. They covered such subjects as priority sites for research, the archaeology of watermen, and threats to archaeological resources to name a few. Attendees visited local historic sites that docents were on hand to interpret the sites an...

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Annual Holiday Meeting Well Received - 12/10/13

Posted by NHPS on February 10, 2014 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Northampton Historic Preservation Society held their Holiday Dinner and Annual Meeting on December 10th at the Mimosa Farm Barn, Cheriton, Virginia. Special guest speakers were Dr. Michael Barber, State Archaeologist of Virginia, Department of Historic Resources, and Mike Madden, Forest Archaeologist, U.S. Forest Services. They provided informative insights about the recent archaeological dig at the Eastville Court Green and others on the Eastern Shore.

100th Year Celebration Held May 31, 2013

Posted by NHPS on November 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

On May 31st, 2013, members and guests celebrated the 100th year anniversary of the founding of original N...

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2013 Lecture on the Lawn at Pear Valley (Machipongo, VA)

Posted by NHPS on September 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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