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Mia Martin Palm Beach: Mia Martin of Palm Beach, FL is an author and prominent figure.

Mia Martin Palm Beach - Palm Beach, FL

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Mia grew up in Virginia‚Äôs Hunt country. After graduating from Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia, she became a Trustee of Foxcroft and then co-chair of its Centennial celebration. She pursued an arts education at institutions in the United States, England, Italy and Switzerland and after working at Sotheby’s in London, she received her fine arts degree from American University.

Her deep interest and respect for architectural and cultural history led to her active involvement in preservation of America’s heritage. She became a member of the Council of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and co-chair of the “Restore America Gala” held at the Library of Congress. She has been a former Trustee of Oatlands Plantation and in addition, she assisted with the United States Commission for the America’s Heritage Abroad. Her preservation and restoration projects include an Embassy Row Mansion in Washington, D.C. (which was sold to the Embassy of Estonia) and a historic farmhouse in Virginia.

It was through her interest in genealogy, and her respect for historical background and preserving history that led her to her involvement with various genealogical societies serving as the Recording Secretary for the Colonial Dames XV1 century and as Chair of its heraldry committee, the DAR and the Pilgrim Society. More recently, she has been elected to The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is the author of Dog Heraldry, “The Official Collection of Canine Coat of Arms” published by Simon & Schuster which was launched at the Westminster Kennel Club.

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