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Register & Board Activities

2014 Schedule
Quarterly Joint Board Meetings
Meetings are on Thursday,
June 19
September 18
December 11 

This page covers recent or forthcoming activities of the two boards of the Department of Historic Resources: the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board. The two boards meet quarterly to consider new site nominations for listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register, new historical highway markers, and new historic  preservation easements. The SRB also votes on forwarding each nomination to the National Park Service for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Prior to each quarterly meeting, DHR posts information about new historic site nominations or those sites under early consideration for pursuing formal nomination (see below, Preliminary Evaluation Forms or PIFs). 

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At the June 19 quarterly meeting of DHR's two boards, the boards approved listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register and for forwarding to the National Register of HIstoric Places nomination forms for a range of historic sites, districts, and building types, including the ones shown here. Clockwise from top right: A barn that contributes to the G.W. Rader House property (Botetourt Co,.); the Rural Retreat Depot (Wythe Co.); a contributing house in the Boones Mill Historic District (Franklin Co,); and the Booker T. Washington High School, Staunton.

The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Historic Resources and State Review Board will convene September 18, 2014. The location will be announced.

Board Meeting: Draft Agenda (June meeting)

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Capital Region
Pierce Street Historic Distirct, Lynchburg 118-5238 Photos Map
Northern Region
Ashburn Historic District, Loudoun Co. 053-0013 Photos Map
Booker T. Washington High School, Staunton 132-5011 Photos Map
Tidewater Region
Norfolk Auto Row Historic District, Norfolk 122-5797 Photos Map
Williamston/Woodland Historic District, Norfolk 122-5795 Photos Map
Western Region
Boones Mill Historic District, Town of Boones Mill, Franklin Co. 170-0009 Photos Map
Prices Fork Historic District, Boundary Increase, Montgomery Co. 060-0224 Photos Map
G. W. Rader House, Botetourt Co. 011-0058 Photos Map
Rural Retreat Depot, Town of Rural Retreat, Wythe Co. Photos Map

Items for Discussion:

No items planned.    

Preliminary Information Forms

Western Region
Belmont Historic District, Roanoke 128-5191 Photos Map
Danville (Old West End) Historic District Grove Street, Boundary Increase, Danville 108-005 Photos Map
Northern Region
Belvale, Fairfax Co.  029-0078 Photos Map
Gilbertís Corner Gas Station & Store, Loudoun Co. 053-0405 Photos Map
Hedgeman-Rappahannock River Rural Historic District, Fauquier, Stafford, & Culpeper Cos. 030-5607 Photos Map
Shelbourne, King George Co. 048-0056 Photos Map
Capital Region
Downtown Hopewell Historic District, 2014 Boundary Increase, Hopewell 116-5031 Photos Map
Forest Hill Park Annex HD, Richmond 127-6717 Photos Map
Fry's Spring Beach Club, Charlottesville 104-5075 Photos Map
Jerman-Williams House, Richmond 127-6736 Photos Map
Kenmore Farm, Amherst Co. 005-0023 Photos Map
Kitty Foster Site, Charlottesville 104-5140, Photos Map
Virginia Avenue Elementary School, Petersburg 123-5476 Photos Map
Tidewater Region
No PIFs to present    

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 September 19, 2013 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the December 12, 2013 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the March 20, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the draft minutes of the June 19, 2014 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: 7.8.2014