Membership & Support


Have you renewed your Lovettsville Historical Society membership for 2019?  Join or renew today, and your 2019 membership will be valid from January 1 to December 31.  Please support the activities and programs of the LHS … it’s tax-deductible.*

We look forward to this new year in continuing our mission of preserving and promoting the heritage of Lovettsville, and also our surrounding area formerly known as “The German Settlement.”  The success of our mission relies heavily upon on our membership, which provides the needed resources and also committed volunteers to share our local history. Please encourage your friends, family, and others to join the Lovettsville Historical Society (LHS), or renew their annual membership, to ensure our continued success in preserving and promoting our local heritage.  LHS membership dues and funds raised support activities such as:

  • Maintaining and expanding the museum
  • Purchasing artifacts and library resources
  • Funding our lecture series and educational projects
  • Preserving and updating our collections, displays, and exhibits

New memberships and membership renewals are transacted at our online store (see links below).

$35.00 New Individual Membership 2019

$25.00 Renewal Individual Membership 2019

$50.00 New Family Membership 2019

$35.00 Renewal Family Membership 2019

$25.00 College Student Membership 2019

$25.00 Senior Lifetime Membership 65+

$500.00 Lifetime Membership


Or if you prefer to write a check, mail it to:
Lovettsville Historical Society
P.O. Box 5, Lovettsville, VA 20180
Please enclose a note with your name, address, phone, email address, and membership type selected.


There are many opportunities for members to participate in supporting the Lovettsville Historical Society and also meet others who share in our passion for preserving and promoting our local history. This includes volunteering to help with the museum, fundraising, organizing events, and publicizing our activities. We are always in need of guest speakers in support of our historical education program and also hosting special presentations for groups such as Scouts, school classes and tourists. Lastly, the donations of local historical artifacts such as family documents and pictures (or digital scans thereof), ensures that the we can continue our efforts to expand our presentation of local genealogical information.

Membership dues and funds raised support activities such as:

  • Purchase artifacts and library resources
  • Fund lecture and educational projects
  • Preserve collections and displays
  • Update exhibits
  • Maintain and expand the museum

Other ways you can support the Lovettsville Historical Society and our mission:

Volunteer to help with the Museum, fundraising, organizing events and publicizing our activities.  In our commitment to serve the community and preserve its history and heritage of Lovettsville, the museum has incorporated displays of items pertaining to a past way of life: clothing, tools, utensils, personal items, documents, photographs, genealogy and other historical information. Museum exhibits are organized with special themes, which include many artifacts on loan.  Our Museum Library and other resources are available for research and inquiries.  Subjects of local interest are discussed frequently and lectures given by local historians periodically.  Guest speakers are welcome.  We support historical education and host special presentations for groups such as Scouts, school classes and tourists.

Donate artifacts, old family documents and histories, and other materials to the Museum. The history of Lovettsville and surrounding area is presented through the expansion of the present collection of genealogical information and the documentation on businesses and organizations, buildings and other structures, people and places, past and present, as well as community awareness events.



Support Our General Fund

Help support the development of our outreach activites, interpretive museum displays, scanning and digitization of photographs, documents and other holdings, acquisition of artifacts, and more.

Support Our Expansion Fund

To keep up with our new activities and acquisitions, our Museum needs to expand, to provide more space for displays and more. That is why we have launched the Museum Expansion Fund. We have a wonderful and unique history in Lovettsville and The German Settlement.  Let’s be sure to preserve it for the present and future generations.  All contributions to the Museum Expansion Fund will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar by our benefactor, Dr. Donald Cooper.  Contributions of $1,000.00 or more, will be acknowledged on a permanent plaque to be displayed in a new Museum facility.  Financial contributions are tax deductible* and are transacted at our online store.


* The Lovettsville Historical Society, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions and membership dues are tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code Section 170.