Welcome to the Southern Heritage Advancement Preservation and Education (S.H.A.P.E.) homepage. Please take your time and look over all of the information we have posted here including our mission statement, photos, links, along with projects we support. We are a free use site so you are free to copy any information we have posted. All we ask is that you give credit to the researcher(s) involved. S.H.A.P.E. has been around for a couple of years and in this short time we have had success in several areas. We hope to continue that success for several more years to come but we can only do it with your help and participation. We encourage everyone to join regardless if you are from the South or North.
International guests & members are also welcome. If you belong to another heritage group you are still more than welcome to join us. We encourage you to leave a comment on our general discussion board on how we may improve our website and service. If you know of a Southern Heritage issue that you think we should address please post to the discussion board or email one of the SHAPE Officers direct.
IMPORTANT: You DO have to become a member to post on our forum. The reason for this is because of spammers, which sad to say we still get. You DO NOT have to be a member to visit our website Please click on our "About SHAPE/Joining" link on the lower left side of this page to view our membership requirements. If you then decide to join us please then sign up on the left with your new user name and password and that's it! Once SHAPE Admin reviews your user name/password details as a new member we will send you more details. *****
Remember you do not have to register with a user name/password to visit our site, only if you intend to join or post to SHAPE's message boards.. This site is monitored and often updated daily unlike many websites you see so please visit us as often as you can and once again WELCOME! Thank you, Mark Raines @
S.H.A.P.E.'s Mission Statement:"SHAPE (Southern Heritage Advancement,Preservation and Education) exists to effect a truthful understanding and appreciation of Southern heritage, history, and symbols among future generations of Americans. SHAPE works with other similar organizations, local communities, libraries, schools, and National Parks via many media; such as newsletters, published books, and presentations in order to ensure accuracy and truthfulness in how Southern Culture is represented to Americans and people across the world. Officers are:President---
Vice President-- George Purvis ---- @
SHAPE does not condone the use of the American Flag, the Confederate Battle Flag, nor any flag from history for the use of racial bigotry. We do not condone bigotry of any kind. S.H.A.P.E. Logo by Pat Wright.Forum space generously donated by Patrick Wright.