Registration is Now Open!

Kickoff the celebration in Gainesville!

Documenting a Legacy: Reflections on 50 Years of PIN, 1972-2022

Exhibit Reception
Thursday, September 15
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Sofarelli Family Gallery, UF Architecture Building, Gainesville, FL

Exhibit on display September 13-16, 2022.

Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2022 in Nantucket, MA

Same weekend as the Nantucket Cranberry Festival, we encourage you reserve accommodations/travel as soon as possible. Accommodation guidance can be found below.


How to Register

All donations will benefit the Walter Beinecke, Jr. Facilities Endowment, a new fund established by The Osceola Foundation to honor PIN founder Walter Beinecke, Jr. for the fiftieth anniversary. 70% of your donation will be placed in Principal, 30% in spendable income. The spendable income will be used to support maintenance, enhancement, and other facility needs on PIN properties, current and future, as determined by the Director of the College’s Historic Preservation Program.

Please register and RSVP through the button below. If you have selected a Tour and/or the 50th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser, please follow the “Donate” link below to make your donation to the Walter Beinecke, Jr. Facilities Endowment and type “PIN50” in the comments. Upon completion we will update your RSVP.

All Weekend

INFO CENTER & PIN50 EXHIBIT: Open Friday and Saturday from 9 AM – 5 PM, Sunday from 9 AM – 12 PM. Sherburne Hall, 11 Centre Street, Second Floor
Open 10:00 AM – sunset all weekend, weather permitting.

RECHARGE & REUNITE: PIN Cottages Yard, 8 Coffin Street, Under the Willow. A place for informal gathering, chats, and reunions with old friends. The gate is open- come on in!

Friday, October 7

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Naming of “The Walter Beinecke, Jr. Center for the Preservation of Nantucket”
Sherburne Hall, 11 Centre Street, Second Floor
RSVP Required, Free Event.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Cranberries & Cocktails
Sherburne Hall, 11 Centre Street, Second Floor
RSVP Required, $40.00 recommended donation

Saturday, October 8

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
The Walter Beinecke, Jr. Center for the Preservation of Nantucket
Sherburne Hall, 11 Centre Street, Second Floor.
Free Event.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tours will begin at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM at each location.
1. Main Street Walking Tour
2. Washington Street and the Creeks Tour
RSVP Required, $19.72 recommended donation

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
50th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser
Recognition of the family of Walter Beinecke, Jr.
Recognition of past and present PIN Board Chairs and Members
Recognition of past UF PIN Directors, Faculty, and Staff

The Nantucket Hotel and Resort, 77 Easton Street
RSVP Required, $150.00 recommended donation
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Cocktail Hour
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dinner and Program


We are pleased to be working with Swain’s Travel on Nantucket Island to assist with accommodations for the Preservations Institute Nantucket’s 50th Anniversary Celebration the weekend of October 7, 2022. We ask that you please call or email Sheila or Corinne, at Swain’s Travel to reserve your accommodations. Swain’s Travel offers a wide range of accommodations on Nantucket from historic inns to luxury hotels and resorts. There is no fee or additional cost to you for this service.

Please note, many places have 2- or 3-night minimums. Swain’s Travel has firsthand knowledge of all the inns and hotels on island and will be very helpful to you. By reserving through Swain’s Travel, you will assist us in knowing where our attendees will be staying while on island for our Celebration Weekend. Please contact Swain’s Travel directly: call 508-228-3201 or email and advise them you are attending the Preservation Institute Nantucket’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations and they will be delighted to assist.


Please email for any questions or comments.

Image of harbor by Paul Privette, Footstone Photography.

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