November 6, 2021

Stratford Hall

The American Country House Foundation from humble origins to new innovations. Virginia provides more than 400 years of American country house history.  The 2021 Conference will look at a wide and diverse range of house reflecting the evolution of the Virginia country house from our colonial past to modern preservation efforts.  


Susan P. Schoelwer, Robert H, Smith Senior Curator - George Washington's Mount Vernon

Sam McKelvey, Executive Director - Menokin Foundation

TBD - The Domestic Spaces of Enslaved Virginians

David Voelkel, Senior Curator and Director of Historic Preservation - Maymont

Joanna Catron, Assistant Director and Curator - Gari Melcher's Belmont

Friday and Sunday Historic House Tours to be announced

Ticket Sales:

Health & Safety Notice

In an effort to assure the health and safety of guests the ACHF will require all guests to be vaccinated for Covid-19. Guests may be asked to wear a mask during certain portions of the event and certain protocols will be take through out the conference by volunteers and staff to endeavor to meet the highest level of safety protections for all attendees.