High bridge trail State Park in Virginia: 31 miles of abandoned railroad was donated to Virginia State Parks. The High Bridge Trail State Park was converted from a railroad to a hiking trail for bicyclists, horseback riding & walking.
The first National Convention is held in Farmville, Virginia, in the Main Building of the State Female Normal School starting June 6, 1903. Alpha Chapter members (pictured) played hostesses, and Maud Jones resided as President. The term "fraternity" was adopted at this time to describe ZTA, "distinguishing ourselves from the sisterhoods organized in connection with men's fraternities, called sororities."