Virginia T. Davis
Virginia Davis was active in the
Stamford Historical Society for many years. She served as chairwoman
of the Restoration Committee of the Society's Hoyt Barnum House, and
as chairwoman of the Building Survey Committee completed a
Manual for Title Research in 1975. She was
a trustee of the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society of Connecticut.
In her memory, The Society created the
annual Virginia T. Davis, Stamford Historical Society
Distinguished Service Award.
Her devotion to the City of Stamford
through this organization was summed up in an Advocate editorial
“She believed that a community's
sense of its own history gave it a solidity and depth
otherwise would not have. She was right in thinking