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The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership invites you to our 8th Annual Conference

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Annual Conference provides members of their 350 partnering organizations an opportunity to review the accomplishments of the past year and participate in the planning of new initiatives. The Annual Conference also provides educational workshops to explore the many facets of the Journey including: engaging youth/students in the national history found in the region, economic trends in heritage tourism, grant writing and fundraising, African-American and other minority heritage, sustainable local agriculture, and more.The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership (JTHG), the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), and the National Park Service (NPS) are partnering on a symposium during the Annual Conference, May 20-21, 2014 at the University of Virginia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Charlottesville, VA.The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Annual Conference continues to provide you exceptional value with:

  • Expert speakers that will enhance your knowledge on a myriad of topics that you can implement at work or in your personal life
  • Educational workshops including the Preserve America Track
  • A Field Session Tour provides you with a behind-the-scenes visit to historic sites around Charlottesville
  • Two days of face-to-face engagement with your peers allowing you to build relationships and network
  • An awards luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Newcomb Hall

The University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

9:00am – 9:15am Welcome
9:15am – 10:15am Opening Session: The Past, Present and Future of the National Historic Preservation Act*Presented by: W. Brown Morton III, Architectural Conservator
10:30am – 11:30am Educational Workshops (click to view all session details)*
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch: The Small Town Mayor’s Guide to Community Revitalization*
1:15pm – 2:15pm Educational Workshops (click to view all session details)*
2:30pm – 3:30pm Closing Session: Maintaining an Active World Heritage Site*
3:45pm – 4:45pm Walking Tours of the UNESCO Academical World Heritage Site at UVA*
3:45pm – 8:00pm Presidential Heritage Field Session Tour to Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland and dinner at Michie Tavern

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Cabell Hall

The University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

8:00am – 8:30am Registration & Coffee at Cabell Hall
8:30am – 12:00pm Plenary Session and JTHG Year in Review, Cate Magennis Wyatt, Founder and President, Journey Through Hallowed Ground PartnershipStudent Video Premiere: Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student® vodcasts from Orange County Public Middle Schools
12:00pm – 1:00pm Awards Luncheon in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom
1:15pm – 2:15pm Educational Workshops (click to view all session details)*
2:30pm – 3:30pm Educational Workshops (click to view all session details)*
3:45pm – 5:00pm Walking Tours of the UNESCO Academical World Heritage Site at UVA*
5:00pm Conference Adjourns

*pending CM credits

Conference Map

Accomodations

Book your stay in Charlottesville at the hotel of your choice through the Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Transportation

Airport 

The closest airports to Charlottesville are:

  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (about 20 minutes from The University of Virginia)
  • Richmond International Airport (1.5 hours)
  • Dulles International Airport (about 2 hours)

Awards

 

 

 

2 Awardees CTA STAR

Nominate a peer for one of the following awards! Support your nominee by attending the awards luncheon in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on May 21st. Nominations are due by Friday, April 18, 2014. Self-nominations are encouraged!

  • Champion Award: Any person or organization that actively and enthusiastically supports and promotes the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area and National Scenic Byway.
  • Volunteer of the Year: Any person who has donated their time and/or services for the Journey Through Hallowed Partnership.
  • Corporate Partner of the Year: Any organization that is committed to the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area and can demonstrate how they have enhanced the mission and goals of the JTHG Partnership.

Download nomination forms here.

Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Journey Partners

Middleburg Bank

Additional Events for Purchase May 20th

Presidential Heritage Tour and Dinner at Michie Tavern:

This field session tour and dinner includes:

  • Transportation by coach from conference to all tour sites and dinner
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of Monticello including not-often seen second floor rooms and the dome room
  • House tour at Ash Lawn-Highland
  • Buffet dinner and networking at Michie Tavern (featuring their legendary fried chicken) including one drink token and tours of this historic tavern

Dinner at Michie Tavern ONLY:

  • Buffet dinner and networking at Michie Tavern (featuring their legendary fried chicken) including one drink token and tours of this historic tavern.

 

Purchasing options

Presidential Heritage Tour and Dinner at Michie Tavern: $105

Dinner at Michie Tavern ONLY: $50

CTA Rates:

Presidential Heritage Tour and Dinner at Michie Tavern (30 CTA Renewal Points): $95

Dinner at Michie Tavern ONLY (10 CTA Renewal Points): $40

2013 Conference Archive

Download 2013 presentations here.

2014 Conference Archive

Download 2013 presentations here.