Photos from three days of networking, learning, and enjoying at Preservation Virginia's annual conference. Hosted by the Tusculum Institute at Sweet Briar College.

The Elston Inn at Sweet Briar College.

A packed house.
Preservation Books.
Preservation Virginia staff, left to right: Sarah Cooleen (Revolving Fund Manager), Elizabeth Kostelny (Executive Director), and Myra Legg (Director of Development).
Breakfast on Monday.
Sweet Briar's President, Dr. Jo Ellen Parker, addresses the group. For her blog post on the event, click here.
Louis Malon (Director Preservation Services, Preservation Virginia) and Frank Strassler (Executive Director of Historic Staunton).
Lunch on the Terrace.
Mike Jackson, Chief Architect Preservation Services, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
Plenary Session: Bridging the Divide between Preservation and Emerging Green Communities
Door prizes from Preservation Virginia.
Ron Staley, Director for National Preservation, Christman Company
Myra Legg, Sally Schneider (Executive Director, Lynchburg Historical Foundation and a key organizer for Sunday's events in Lynchburg), and Sonja Ingram (Field Representative, Preservation Virginia)
The Elston Inn at Sweet Briar College.
Monday night reception at Sweet Briar House.
On the porch of Sweet Briar House.
Joined by two ducks.
Former Sweet Briar President, Dr. Betsy Muhlenfeld, showing visitors the original architect's drawings for Sweet Briar House.
Tuesday's breakfast.
Elizabeth Kostelny and Bill Hall (Dominion Resources).
Sweet Briar House and the college crest.
Kathleen Kilpatrick (Director & State Historic Preservation Officer, Department of Historic Resources) at Sweet Briar House.
Two guests arrive at the reception in style, using Sweet Briar's pink bicycle program.
Site of Sunday night's reception: Craddock Terry Hotel, our gracious hosts.
Sunday reception at the Craddock Terry Hotel.
Craddock Terry Hotel Reception.