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Sec. 1.

The object of this Corporation shall be to preserve, promote, and serve as an advocate for Charlotte County and Southside Virginia’s irreplaceable historic resources for the cultural, scientific, and educational benefits of everyone and including serving as an advocate for the area’s irreplaceable historical structures, cemeteries, landscapes, collections, communities, and archaeological sites.  The Corporation shall at all times be operated as a Corporation in compliance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Sec. 2.

The Corporation envisions a Virginia recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally for preserving and promoting its distinctive historic structures, cemeteries, landscapes, collections, communities, and archaeological sites in the spirit of the mission of the Corporation’s former parent Preservation Virginia, formerly the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, founded in 1889.  The Corporation is dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Southside Virginia’s cultural, architectural, and historic heritage, thereby ensuring that historic places are integral parts of the lives of present and future generations.  Likewise the Corporation shall promote, develop, and preserve its present historic properties, collections, and titles; and embrace future potential acquisitions of properties or collections of gift or purchase that align with the Corporation’s objective purpose as aforementioned.  This includes original research and publications to preserve Southside Virginia’s heritage

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