Archeological & Historical Organizations

Societies, Local
 
Archeological Society of Virginia – Middle Peninsula Chapter
In 2007, the Middle Peninsula Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia was formed.
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Capt. Sally Tompkins Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy
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Cricket Hill Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
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The Gloucester County Genealogical Society was founded in 1996. The Society maintains a website with transcribed primary source records relating to Gloucester County, Virginia.
 
The Jamestowne Society was organized for educational, historical, and patriotic purposes. Membership in the Society is by invitation and in accordance with the Society’s bylaws.
 
Lane-Armistead Camp #1772 Sons of Confederate Veterans
Edward Engle, 1st Lieutenant Commander
 
The Mathews County Historical Society was established in 1964 to preserve, study and promote the unique heritage of Mathews County, Virginia.
 
The Tidewater Genealogical Society was formally organized in 1969. The primary geographical area of interest is Virginia, with emphasis on that part east of the Fall Line. The Society is dedicated to encouraging and sustaining interest in genealogical affairs through education and research programs designed to assist members in their search for ancestors.
 
Organized in 1960 to foster interest in genealogical, biographical, historical and heraldic research; to publish information pertaining to genealogy; and share accumulated knowledge.
 
Founded in 1831, the Virginia Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the commonwealth’s past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
 
 
Societies, National
 
The Archeological Society of Virginia is a non-profit organization that focuses on archaeological projects in Virginia for over 50 years. Members of the society have participated in hundreds of archeological excavations since its inception in 1940.
 
Non-profit, women’s organization for the descendants of individuals who aided in achieving American independence. 
 
A service organization that leads and educates the national genealogical community and assist members in tracing family histories.
 
The United Daughters of the Confederacy is the outgrowth of many local memorial, monument, and Confederate home associations and auxiliaries to camps of United Confederate Veterans that were organized after the War Between the States.
 
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