donate today

donate online

Any donation is greatly appreciated! You can donate here online as little as $25 or as much as $500. Your donations go toward the operating budget of the Historical Society and our mission to preserve, interpret, and educate about the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s history and culture. We own and maintain Ker Place, historic Hopkins & Bro. Store, and Wise Cemetery.

larger donations

If you are interested in making a larger donation, we can walk you through additional higher donor levels, which are listed below.

donor levels

Supporter: as much as $274
Friends of the Historical Society: $275 - $499
Patron: $500 - $999
Bronze Donor: $1,000 - $2,499
Silver Donor: $2,500 - $4,999
Gold Donor: $5,000 - $9,999
Platinum Donor: $10,000 - $14,999
Susie Ames Circle: $15,000 or more


Call our office directly 757-787-8012

in honor of

You may opt to make a donation in someone’s honor. In the online donation process, you will have the opportunity to designate your gift in memoriam.

designate funds

Yes you can! You can direct your donation to go to the Annual Fund or Capital Campaign.

by mail

You may also make a donation in any amount by mailing a check payable to ESVHS to:

P.O. Box 179
Onancock, VA 23417