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P.O. Box 400308
Booker House
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4308


Partial List of Historical and/or Cultural Institutions in Central Virginia


home of President James Monroe

Carolyn Coggin Holmes
Executive Director

Phone: (434) 293-9539
Fax: (434) 293-8000


Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

“The largest living history museum in the world.”

Research at Williamsburg

Fellowships and Internships

List of current job openings

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture – co-sponsored with the College of William and Mary  


Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

Living history museum, 17th thru 19th century in the Shenandoah Valley

Research Links

Lydia Volskis, Museum Operations Manager & Human Resources

Phone: (540) 332-7850


Historic Richmond Foundation

Founded in 1935, currently owns ten historic properties

Mary Jane Massad Hogue
Executive Director

Phone: (804) 643-7407
Fax: (804) 788-4244


The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Operates the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center




home of President James Madison

Montpelier Departments

Center for the Constitution

Human Resources (540) 672-2728 x171


Poplar Forest

Thomas Jefferson’s retreat

Phone: (434) 525-1806


Preservation Virginia

Preservation Virginia owns and/or manages 23 historic properties in Virginia including historic Jamestowne

Elizabeth Kostelny
Executive Director

Phone: 804-648-1889 ext. 306
Fax: 804-775-0802
Email: ekostelny


The Thomas Jefferson Foundation

owns and operates Monticello, Jefferson’s home

Employs over 200 people, a number of whom are scholars

They have seven academic departments.

For a list of current openings:


Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Programs include the Virginia Festival of the Book, the African American Heritage Program, and the Backstory radio show

Resident Fellows Program During one- or two-semester residencies, Fellows have visiting faculty privileges at the University of Virginia.


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library