Organization was founded as Historic Rivers Land Conservancy. Later became the Williamsburg Land Conservancy in 1996 and was renamed to Historic Virginia Land Conservancy in 2015 to reflect its regional growth.
First conservation easement on over 200 acres in Governor’s Land bordering the James River.
Phase one of the Virginia Capital Trail’s is completed. The effort is highlighted by a groundbreaking ceremony with Governor Mark Warner in 2005.
The Conservancy helped establish the Williamsburg Farmers Market.
James City County Land Conservation and Greenspace Bond Referendum Passes.
Governor Kaine joined Conservancy members and community leaders to plant the nation’s first anniversary garden across from Jamestown Settlement.
The Conservancy’s continued involvement with Virginia United Land Trusts brought the annual meeting to Williamsburg.
A quarter-century of conservation!
The Middle Peninsula Land Trust merges with the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy, bringing total property conserved to over 10,000 acres!