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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). 

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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 8:30 a.m., June 18, 2015, at the the Historic Henry County Courthouse in Martinsville, located at 1 E. Main Street (see map and directions).

Board Meeting: June 2015 (TBA)

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

Nominations:

 
Eastern Region
Cornland School, Chesapeake  131-0111 Photos
Map
Downtown Hopewell Historic District, 2015 Boundary Increase, Hopewell  116-5031 Photos Map
Mountain Road Historic District, 2015 Boundary Increase, Town of Halifax, Halifax Co.  230-0078 Photos Map
Petersburg Trailways Bus Station, Petersburg  123-5493 Photos Map
Pocahontas State Park Historic District, Chesterfield Co.  020-0011 Photos Map
Tangier Island Historic District, 2015 Boundary Increase, Town of Tangier Island, Accomack Co.  309-0001 Photos
(PDF)
 
Violet Bank Historic District, Colonial Heights  106-5064 Photos Map
Virginia Industrial Home School for Colored Girls, Hanover Co.  042-0126 Photos Map
     
Northern Region
No nominations this meeting.    
 
Western Region
Chatham Southern Railway Depot, Town of Chatham, Pittsylvania Co.  187-0009 Photos Map
Danville Historic District, 2015 Boundary Increase, Danville  108-0056 Photos Map

Items for Discussion:

No items planned.    

Preliminary Information Forms

Western Region
No PIFs to present this meeting.
 
Northern Region
White Plains, King George Co.  048-0024 Photos Map
 Eastern Region
Carillon Neighborhood Historic District, Richmond  127-6756 Photos Map
Gillfield Baptist Church, (PIF) (Additional Info) Petersburg Photos Map
Northwest River Basin Rural Historic District, Chesapeake  131-5720 Photos Map
Wicker Apartments, Richmond  127-6794 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: 5.28.2015