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2014 Schedule
Next Quarterly Joint Board Meeting
Thursday, 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). 

At the September 18 quarterly meeting of DHR's two boards, the boards approved listing seven sites in the Virginia Landmarks Register and forwarding the same nominations to the National Register of HIstoric Places. The sites include the ones shown here. Clockwise from top right: Barracks No. 1, VPI; the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington County; the H. R. Schenkel Inc./Doyle Florist Inc. Greenhouse Range in Lynchburg; and Murray Hill in Loudoun County.

The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Historic Resources and State Review Board will convene September 18, 2014, at the Wilton House Museum, 215 S. Wilton Road, Richmond, VA 23226 .

Board Meeting: Draft Agenda (September meeting)

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.


Capital Region
Farmer's Rest, Henrico Co.  043-0041 Photos Map
Fry's Spring Historic District, Charlottesville  104-5084 Photos Map
H. R. Schenkel Inc./Doyle Florist Inc. Greenhouse Range, Lynchburg  118-5294 Photos Map
Northern Region
Murray Hill, Loudoun Co.  053-5783 Photos Map
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington County, Arlington Co.  000-3424 Photos Map
Tidewater Region
Security Storage and Safe Deposit Co., Norfolk  122-0901 Photos Map
Western Region
Barracks No. 1, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Montgomery Co.  150-0100-0002 Photos Map

Items for Discussion:

No items planned.    

Preliminary Information Forms

Western Region
Boxerwood, Rockbridge Co.  081-7144 Photos Map
Depot Square Historic District, Abingdon, Washington Co.  140-0038 Photos Map
Lavalette House, Gretna, Pittsylvania Co.  227-5003 Photos Map
Tazewell Depot, Tazewell, Tazewell Co.  158-5052 Photos Map
Tidewater Region
Craddock, Accomack Co.  001-0100 Photos Map
Exmore Commerical Historic District, Exmore, Northampton Co.  217-5001 Photos Map
Norfolk & Western Railroad Historic District, Norfolk Photos Map
Northern Region
No PIFs to present    
Capital Region
Averett School and Wharton Memorial Baptist Church and Cemetery, Mecklenburg Co.  058-5127 Photos Map
Norwood-Wingina Rural Historic District / Survey Report For Photos and Maps
see Survey Report

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 December 12, 2013 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the March 20, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the official minutes of the June 19, 2014 quarterly meeting.
Read the draft minutes of the September 18, 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: 10.1.2014