Boards’ Activities


This page covers forthcoming or recent meetings of either or both of DHR's two boards, the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board.

In addition to specially convened meetings, these two boards meet quarterly to consider new nominations to the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places; new historical highway markers, and new preservation easements.

Prior to each meeting, DHR posts an agenda for a forthcoming meeting. For quarterly meetings, DHR posts new nominatons as well as preliminary information about sites under early consideration for pursuing formal register nomination. See below for information on a forthcoming or recent quarterly meeting.

Forthcoming Special Meeting of the Board of Historic Resources, April 26, 2016

The Board of Historic Resources will convene at 1:30 p.m., April 26, in the Collections Room at the Virginia Department of Historic Resources headquarters, located at 2801 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221.

The BHR will consider changes to easements for Windsor Castle in Isle of Wight County and for Werowocomoco in Gloucester County.

Meeting Agenda.

Recent Quarterly Meeting of the Boards, March 17, 2016

At the March quarterly meeting of DHR's two boards, the boards considered the above sites, among others, for listing in the state and national historic landmark registers. The sites above, moving clockwise from top right, are (1) buildings in an expanded Court House--Downtown Historic District in Lynchburg; Smith's Marine Railway in York Co.; Ashwood School in Bath Co.;and Reed Creek Mill, in Wytheville, Wythe Co.

Quarterly Joint Board Meeting
2016 Schedule

Thursday, March 17
Thursday, June 16
Thursday, Sept. 15
Thursday, Dec. 15

The most recent meeting of DHR's two boards was held on March 17. The next meeting will be held on June 16.

The nominations and PIFs below were considered during the March 2016 quarterly meeting of the two boards.

Board Meeting: FINAL Agenda (Final agenda to be posted later)

Note: In order to read and print joint board minutes, nomination forms, or Preliminary Information Forms, Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed on your computer (free software). Download Acrobat Reader now.


Eastern Region
The Foster Site, Charlottesville, 104-5140 Photos Map
The Tavern at Old Church, Hanover Co., 042-0041 Photos Map
Northern Region
Ashwood School, Bath Co., 008-5037 Photos Map
Western Region
Court House Hill/Downtown Historic District, 2016 Boundary Increase, Lynchburg, 118-5495 Photos Map
Roanoke City Health Center, Roanoke, 128-0049-1666 Photos Map
Roland E. Cook Elementary School, Town of Vinton, Roanoke Co., 149-0052 Photos Map

Items for Discussion:

No items planned.    

Preliminary Information Forms

Western Region
Dr. William Mebane House, Pulaski Co., 077-0132 Photos Map
Elon Village Public Library, Amherst Co., 005-0044 Photos Map
Reed Creek Mill, Town of Wytheville, Wythe Co., 139-5142 Photos Map
Northern Region
Ashburn Schoolhouse, Loudoun Co., 053-0897 Photos Map
 Eastern Region
Baker Public School, Richmond, 127-0877 Photos Map
Grace Episcopal Church, Chapel, and Cemetery, Town of Kilmarnock, Lancaster Co., 249-5007 Photos Map
Hampton National Guard Armory, Hampton, 114-5001 Photos Map
Hawksley, Buckingham Co., 014-5055 Photos Map
Mount Herman Presbyterian Church, Amelia Co., 004-5024 Photos Map
Oakwood Elementary School, Norfolk, 122-5818 Photos Map
Smith’s Marine Railway, York Co., 099-5079 Photos Map

Recent Board Meetings

Minutes of Joint Board Meetings:
The Virginia Board of Historic Resources and the Virginia State Review Board meet quarterly to consider nominations to the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places, approve text for new and replacement Historical Highway Markers, and accept donation of historic preservation easements. Learn more about the Boards and see a list of Board Members.

Read the official minutes of the June 18, 2015 joint quarterly board meeting.
Read the official minutes of the Sept. 17, 2015 joint quarterly board meeting.
Read the official minutes of the Dec. 10, 2015 joint quarterly board meeting.
Read the official minutes of the Jan. 27, 2016 Board Training Session.
Read the official minutes of a Training Session for the State Review Board and Board of Historic Resources & Special Meeting of the BHR Feb. 11, 2016.
Read the draft minutes of the March 17, 2016 joint quarterly board meeting.
Read the draft minutes of the April 26, 2016 Special Meeting of the Board of Historic Resources.

Nomination Archives. Register nominations can be accessed by using the County and City Listings link below. If you would like to see a past Board meeting agenda, then please contact the register or archives staff at 804-367-2323.

County & City Files
Archived nomination files: County and City Listings--Nomination Forms for Properties

Updated: 5.4.2016