"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Learn about how the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia helped women gain the right to vote.

Equal Suffrage League of Virginia
Jeff Boedeker, Justin Reid, & Marshall Rea: Virginia Voices public meeting @MotonMuseum Farmville today, noon 4/19/14 t.co/PQYWsg3x3h

Leadership giving

If you have a passion for history, please consider joining one of our leading groups of donors who make it possible to tell the unparalleled story of Virginia in all of its remarkable variety.

School Group

Founders ($15,000)

The VHS is please to acknowledge outstanding leadership contribution from our Founders.  The support from this group of generous donors is helping tell Virginia's story in ways that will excite, inspire and inform our growing audience for years to come and ensure that Virginia's priceless historical legacy is not forgotten. 
Make your contribution to history education today.

John Marshall Council ($10,000) and James Madison Council ($5,000)

The John Marshall Council honors Chief Justice John Marshall, the society's first president, and the James Madison Council honors President James Madison, who was elected an honorary member at the society's first meeting.  Join the John Marshall Council.  Make your contribution to history education today.

Battle Abbey Council (Senior Fellow-$2,500, Fellow-$1,000, Associate-$500)

Established in 1985, the Battle Abbey Council has a long history of supporting the educational mission of the Virginia Historical Society.
Make your contribution to history education today.

VH WeddingFounders and Council members also receive:

  • exclusive educational opportunities to travel to other history sites, locally and abroad
  • priority notification of lectures, events, and VHS sponsored travel opportunities
  • use of VHS facilities or Virginia House to host their own private event in an exceptional museum setting

Make your contribution to history education today.

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Cathy Boe

Cathy Boe, senior gifts officer

Do you have questions about membership and giving?  Do you need help choosing a membership level?  Prefer to join or renew your membership over the phone?  Contact me at 804.342.9657 or cathy@vahistorical.org.


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