On Friday April 2, 2010, the HRC hosted an event to celebrate the listing of William H. McGuffey Primary School (McGuffey Art Center) on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.
A view of the crowd (including City Councilor Satyendra Huja and former Mayor Francis Fife) gathered at McGuffey Art Center.
Marcia Invernizzi, Director of the McGuffey Reading Center at UVA discussing the life of William H. McGuffey and his influence on education.
Mark Beliles, former Chair of HRC; Mayor Dave Norris, and HRC Co-Chairs Helena Devereux and Melanie Miller.
Richard Thrift, author of the McGuffey National Register nomination report, summarizes his research.
View of McGuffey Primary School
Russell Richards, Artist at McGuffey Art Center, discussing the current use of the former school as an art center. Mayor Dave Norris and HRC Co-Chair Melanie Miller are pictured to the right.