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For nearly two centuries, the VHS has been the steward of incomparable treasures that tell the story of Virginia's remarkable history. Founded by individuals whose ideas and actions helped shape the nation and nurtured by successive generation through some of our country's most momentous times, the society has become one of the nation's premier history museums. 

As a private institution, not a state agency, the VHS depends on charitable contributions to fulfill its educational mission. The VHS is the oldest, continuously operating cultural institutions in the state and one of the oldest historical societies in the country. There are many ways that an individual or company can support the VHS.  It is through donations and memberships that the society can continue to provide award winning programs, exhibitions, and services. Support the Virginia Historical Society today!

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