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Foundation Mission

​The mission of the Smithfield-Preston Foundation is embodied in the three goals, all of which center on education:

1.  Acquiring and re-telling the history of the American Colonial to Civil War period as seen by the Preston family in Southwest Virginia;
2. Historic preservation of Smithfield, both by action and in teaching new generations to preserve the treasured heritage; 
3.  Studying the rich legacy of the family of William and Susanna Preston. 


Planned Giving

There are a number of ways your planned gift can support Historic Smithfield.  These opportunities include:
• Incorporate the Smithfield-Preston Foundation in your Will
• Marketable Securities
• Life Insurance
• Charitable Remainder Trusts
• Charitable Gift Annuities

Your gift matters to Historic Smithfield.  If you wish to discuss planned giving to the Smithfield-Preston Foundation, please e-mail William G. Foster at wfoster@smithfieldplantation.org.


Philanthropy directed to Historic Smithfield is a tangible expression of the love for the recognized goals and activities undertaken on behalf of the Smithfield-Preston Foundation. This love infuses the involvement of volunteers and donors. 

Donations are absolutely essential for the completion of the many ongoing activities. It is critical, too, for the long-term financial sustainability that protects Smithfield for generations to come. 

Gifts made by mail:
            To make a gift to Historic Smithfield, please make your check payable to the Smithfield-Preston Foundation, and mail your donation to:
                        Smithfield-Preston Foundation
                        P.O. Box 11531
                        Blacksburg, VA 24062-1531
                        Historic Smithfield
                        1000 Smithfield Plantation Road
                        Blacksburg, VA 24060

Credit card gifts by telephone:
Please call our Museum Administrator, April Danner, during regular business hours at 540.231.3947.
The Smithfield-Preston Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Your charitable gift to Historic Smithfield is fully tax-deductible under the current IRS Tax Code.