• What is adopt a stone?

    The Adopt a Stone program is a great way to help support Turn the Mill Around Campaign's continuing efforts to preserve the historic Chapman - Beverley Mill!
     
    Stones are available on the South Wall of the Mill and are color coded according to donation level. You can adopt a single stone or a 'Family of Stones.' The choice is yours!
     
    Click Here to view a list of the stones that have already been adopted.

    Adopt a Stone from the South Wall

    The South Wall faces Interstate 66 and is where you enter the Mill.

    $25 Donation

    $25 Donation - Adopt a BLUE stone

    $100 Donation

    $100 Donation - Adopt a GREEN stone.

    $250 Donation

    $250 Donation - Adopt a YELLOW stone for $250.

    $500 Donation - Adopt a ORANGE stone for $500.

    $1,000 Donation - Adopt a RED stone for $1,000.

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    Adopt a Stone from the East Wall

    The East Wall overlooks the Prince William County side of the site.

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    $25 Donation - Adopt a BLUE stone

    $100 Donation - Adopt a GREEN stone.

    $250 Donation - Adopt a YELLOW stone for $250.

    $500 Donation - Adopt a ORANGE stone for $500.

    $1,000 Donation - Adopt a RED stone for $1,000.

    Contribute to a Commemorative Stone

    The following stones are reserved to commemorate people or events significant to the history of the Mill. Make a contribution toward one of one of these commemorative stones.

    Chapman Family

    The Chapman family established the Mill in 1742 and owned and operated the business until after the Civil War.

    Donations: $0

    Beverley Family

    The Beverley family rebuilt the Mill following the Civil War and restored it to its place as a major industrial hub.

    Donations: $0

    Furr Family

    The Furr family expanded the operations of the Mill complex in the 20th century.

     

    Donations: $0

    Contribute to a Memorial Stone

    Memorial contributions may be made below. All donations benefit the Chapman - Beverley Mill Historic Site.

    Shawn Donovan Memorial

    The Donovan family will selected stones E1112, E1113, and E1114 as a memorial to Shawn in August 2017.

    Shawn Donovan was born February 21, 1956 in Washington, D.C. He grew up and attended school in Vienna, Virginia and later moved to Warrenton, Virginia. A history buff and avid outdoorsman, Shawn spent much of his adult life hiking trails and exploring historical sites in Virginia. Chapman Mill was of specific importance to Shawn. He made frequent trips to the Mill both as a solo hiker and with his son, Michael. Shawn Donovan was the President of Donovan Builders, Inc. which constructed single-family homes in Fauquier County, VA. He served in the Navy and worked as a Naval contractor later in life. Shawn was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2016. He passed away on April 13, 2017. Shawn Donovan is survived by seven siblings and one son.

     

    Total Donations: $3,770.00