(Courtesy of Colita Fairfax)
|The Virginia Federation of
Colored Women Headquarters,
located at 123 Pembroke Avenue in Hampton, VA.
The mission of the Barrett-Peake Foundation is to restore and preserve historic African American sites in Hampton, Virginia.
It will restore and create a museum at the state headquarters of the Virginia Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, continue upgrading and secure signage for historic cemeteries, and develop new educational and cultural initiatives at the former Virginia School for Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled at Hampton.
Volunteer opportunities are available with the Barrett-Peake Foundation. As we transition the museum for a Dedication of the Property Program in March, the Foundation is in need of contractors , landscapers, painters, drywall installers, kitchen appliances, office equipment, and a house alarm system. hardwood buffers, and house cleaners.