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Quarterly Joint Board Meeting

2015 Schedule

Thursday, March 19
Thursday, June 18
Thursday, September 17
Thursday, December 10

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

These two boards meet quarterly to consider new nominations for listing historic sites in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places; new highway historical markers, and new preservation easements.

Prior to each quarterly meeting, DHR posts the forthcoming nominatons or as well as preliminary information about those sites under early consideration for pursuing formal nomination (see below, Preliminary Evaluation Forms or PIFs). 

At the March 19 quarterly meeting of DHR's two boards, the boards considered sites for the Virginia Landmarks Register and recommended forwarding the nominations to the Keeper of the National Register of HIstoric Places. The sites include the buildings shown here. Clockwise from top right: The Meadows Historic District, Caroline Co.; Virginia Metalcrafters, Waynesboro; Boxerwood, Rockbridge Co.;Josephine City HD, Berryville, Clarke Co.

The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Historic Resources and State Review Board will convene at 10 a.m., June 18, 2015, at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville. 

Board Meeting: March 2015 DRAFT agenda.

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.

The nominations and PIFs below are from the March 2015 quarterly meeting of the two boards.


Eastern Region
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park 2015 Boundary Increase, Appomattox Co. 006-0033 Photos
Blue Ridge Swim Club, Albemarle Co. 002-5178 Photos Map
Harris Farm, Albemarle Co. 002-0878 Photos Map
The Meadow Historic District (Discontiguous), Caroline Co. 016-0016 Photos Map
Kenwood, Gloucester Co. 036-0121 Photos Map
Norfolk & Western Railroad Historic District, Norfolk 122-5799 Photos Map
Temple Sinai, Newport News, 121-5117 Photos Map
Northern Region
Josephine City Historic District, Berryville, Clarke Co. 168-5029 Photos Map
Western Region
Boxerwood, Rockbridge Co. 081-7144 Photos Map

Items for Discussion:

No items planned.    

Preliminary Information Forms

Western Region
North Broad Street Historic District, Salem 129-5050 Photos Map
Roanoke City Health Center, Roanoke 128-0049-1666 Photos Map
Roland E. Cook Elementary School, Vinton, Roanoke Co. 149-0052 Photos Map
Wiley Court Historic District, Salem 129-5017 Photos Map
Northern Region
Locust Grove, Page Co. 069-0145 Photos Map
Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), Fredericksburg 111-0096 Photos Map
Stoke, Loudoun Co. 053-0123 Photos Map
Virginia Metalcrafters, Waynesboro, 136-5090 Photos Map
 Eastern Region
Lynchburg Courthouse Hill/Downtown Historic District 2015 Boundary Increase, 118-5163 Photos Map
Iden, New Kent Co. 063-0041 Photos Map
Walter Reed Birthplace 2015 Boundary Increase, Gloucester Co. 036-0080 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 19, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the September 18, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the October 30, 2014, training workshop for DHR board members.
Read the official minutes of the December 11, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the draft minutes of the March 19, 2015 quarterly meeting.

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: 4.7.2015