"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Following our mission statment and strategic objectives is important to the staff at the VHS. Our Board of Trustees and Leadership Team help ensure that the society runs smoothly and follows proper protocol and policies. All our governance policies, recent annual reports, and institutional memberships are available online.