Virginia Baptist Historical Society

and Center for Baptist Heritage & Studies

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With one of the most significant collections of its kind in the world, the Virginia Baptist Historical Society continues to preserve and curate the story of Baptists in Virginia and beyond through its extensive archives, library and museum collection, including the congregational records of hundreds of Virginia churches.


The Center for Baptist Heritage & Studies provides educational opportunities for research and understanding of the Baptist tradition through its various events, publications and programs, including those for emerging scholars.


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The Virginia Baptist Historical Gallery exists to convey the story of Baptists in Virginia, with a strong emphasis on their role in securing religious freedom amidst the formation of the new nation.