The mission of the Waterford Foundation is to preserve the historic buildings and the open spaces of the National Historic Landmark
of Waterford, Virginia and through education to increase the public's knowledge of life and work in an early American rural community.
The Second Street School Program allows third and fourth grade students to recreate a school day in 1880 by taking on the roles of the African-American children who actually attended the school at that time.
It’s a Fair like no other! Tour historic houses, watch juried artisans demonstrate traditional craftsmanship, stroll through the Old Mill and vintage barns transformed into galleries for painting, traditional crafts, dried flowers, and more.
Educational programs for historic preservation and natural resources protection are underway on the Phillips Farm and the other open spaces that preserve the historic rural landscape.