The purpose of the Diamond Hill Historical Society (DHHS) is to preserve and encourage the historical and architectural integrity of the Diamond Hill Historic District through the fostering of education, research and restoration. The Society's mission is to educate District residents and the broader community in the historical legacy and present-day viability of Diamond Hill as a neighborhood. Toward that preservationist end, the Society's has three main objectives:
- To attract historically responsible, community-minded property owners to the Diamond Hill Historic District.
- To promote the enhancement of the exterior appearance, the maintenance of historical accuracy, and the integrity of use of the buildings and grounds of the Diamond Hill Historic District.
- To foster awareness of the social, cultural and architectural history of the Diamond Hill Historic District.
|Membership Category||Requirements||Privileges of Membership||Dues|
|Active Membership||Adult (18 and older) members of households owning property in the Diamond Hill Historic District, who supports the goals of DHHS||Attend meetings, speak, make motions, vote, hold office, receive mailings, and participate in the society's activities||$5.00 Initiation Fee
$10.00 Annual Dues
|Associate Membership||Adult (18 and older) who supports the goals of DHHS||Attend meetings, speak, receive mailings, and participate in the society's activities||$10.00 Annual Dues
No Initiation Fee
|Honorary Life Membership||Render distinguished service to DHHS, approved by the membership||All privileges of active membership||No dues.|
|While most of our Associate Members are historic preservationists or former Diamond Hill residents, this membership category is open to others who are interested and support the goals of DHHS.
Newsletter subscriptions for non-members are $5.00 per year.
All donations to the Diamond Hill Historical Society are tax-deductible within the scope of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. The majority of the operating budget of the Diamond Hill Historical Society is used to maintain the three garden areas in the Diamond Hill Historic District.
Donations may be sent to:
Lynchburg, VA 24505
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