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Mary Wingfield Scott’s Old Richmond News

04/19/2011 11:38 AM by

Scott published Old Richmond News for the William Byrd Branch of the APVA from January 1944 until her resignation from the board in 1963:

Throughout its publication, Scott communicated and educated branch members on the value of preserving architecturally significant housing, along with benefits of keeping Richmond’s neighborhoods intact. She warned of the dangers of building expressways through neighborhoods and of allowing absentee landlords to let their properties decline.

Here are 10 issues from between 1957 and 1961 –


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