A Common Cause For All Frequently Asked Questions

A Common Cause For All Frequently Asked Questions

A Common Cause For All

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is this event?

A Common Cause to All: A Gathering of States will take place in historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, where Virginia’s Committee of Correspondence first met 250 years ago, on March 12, 1773.

When is the event?

Registration begins Friday, March 10 and the conference ends Sunday, March 12, 2023.

Who should attend?

State History Museum Directors, state 250th planners, Virginia local VA250 planners and committee members are welcome and encouraged to attend this first nationwide event kicking off the semiquincentennial.

How much does it cost?

There is no fee for registration –250th planners from other states and across Virginia are our
distinguished guests for this event of collaboration and partnership.

Attendees need only pay for travel and lodging expenses.

How do I register?

Click here to register.

Where will I stay?

The conference hotel is the Williamsburg Lodge and reservations can be made by clicking here. Please make reservations as soon as possible as space is limited!

If driving, the address of the Williamsburg Lodge is 310 South England Street, Williamsburg, VA
23185

If other lodging options are needed, or for more information on planning your stay in the area, explore Visit Williamsburg.

What is on the agenda?

As the agenda is finalized it will be available here. Agenda highlights will include:

  • Opportunities of the Semiquincentennial, including research on what consumers are
    looking for
  • Keynote address by a national level speaker
  • A dual track series of workshops for state level 250 planners and Virginia local VA250
    planners and committee members

What is the closest airport?

The closest major airports to Williamsburg are Newport News (PHF), Norfolk (ORF), and
Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Should I rent a car?

Car will be the easiest way to get from the airport to the hotel, and to get around the Historic
Triangle area to sight see. Having a car on site will not be necessary once at the Williamsburg
Lodge, as the area is easily walkable and there are options for transportation including
Uber/Lyft, as well as the Colonial Williamsburg shuttle for visiting the historic area and sites and
shops.

VA250 Staff Contacts:
Cheryl Wilson, Executive Director
Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission
Mobile: (804) 205-0788
cwilson@va250.org


Elizabeth Mancano, Deputy Director
Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission
Mobile: (757) 837-7228
emancano@va250.org