* 1. The Petersburg Preservation Task Force welcomes your thoughts and suggestions as we work to keep Petersburg's museums operating and to preserve and present Petersburg's rich historic resources.
Please describe yourself and your connection to preservation and/or tourism in Petersburg. 
In this question, check the ONE box that best describes your primary connection to Petersburg.  In the next question, we'll ask you to check all ways you are connected to Petersburg.

* 2. Please check all the boxes that describe the multiple ways you are connected to Petersburg.

* 3. Do you reside, own property, or own/operate a business in Petersburg?

  Yes No
Reside in Petersburg
Own property
Own/operate a business

* 4. Do you believe that preservation and active use of historic resources to attract visitors plays an important role in the future of Petersburg?

* 5. What do you think are the most important reasons for preserving and actively using the historic resources of Petersburg?  Please rate the importance of the reasons.

  Less important Moderately important Very important
To retain the unique character of Petersburg
To create opportunities for economic development
To tell the story of Petersburg's rich and diverse history
To leave a legacy for future generations to learn from and enjoy
To bring visitor dollars to the community
To create educational opportunities for teaching about history and culture
To make Petersburg more livable and improve the quality of life

* 6. Listed below are some of the main areas of work of the Petersburg Preservation Task Force.  Please rate which areas you think are of less or more importance.  You will have an opportunity to comment on these in the next question.

  Less important Moderately important Very important
Collections (identify, inventory, and preserve City-owned archives and artifacts)
Special events and educational activities (for example, Ghost Walks, special walking and site tours, presentations in schools and community)
Museum operation (visitor tours and related site operation)
Preservation/restoration of historic structures such as Centre Hill, Blandford, Siege museums; supporting restoration of other sites such as Southside Depot, McKenney Building and Jarrett/Jarratt House.
Marketing and communications (promoting Petersburg in ways designed to increase visitation and preservation activities)

* 7. Listed below are some of the main areas of work of the Petersburg Preservation Task Force.  Please tell us what you think we need to understand and do.  There is additional space for longer comments in the next question.

A. Museum operation (visitor tours and related aspects of site operation)

* B. Special events and activities and educational programs (for example, Ghost Watch, special walking and site tours, educational programs in schools and the community)

* C. Restoration (preservation/restoration of City-owned historic structures/sites such as Centre Hill, Blandford, & Siege Museum/Exchange Building; advocate/assist with other sites such as Southside depot, McKenney Building & Jarrett/Jarratt House)

* D. Collections (locate/inventory/preserve City-owned historic archives and artifacts)

* E. Marketing and communications (promoting Petersburg and designed to increase visitation and preservation activities)

* F. Fundraising (to support operation of museum & educational activities; preservation of structures, artifacts, & archives. 

* 8. Additional comments and recommendations are welcome!

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