In rural Northumberland County, the magnificent 221-acre estate of Gascony encompasses a Greek Revival-style main house built in ca. 1856, in addition to a guest house and numerous agricultural outbuildings […]


Chatham is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the vicinity of the Bridgetown community of Northampton County. The house is notable as an excellent example of the Federal […]

Brown Grove Rural Historic District

The Brown Grove Rural Historic District is a historically African American community located south of the Town of Ashland. The district’s boundaries encompass two discontiguous areas near the geographic center […]

Scott-Clarke House

At the time of its listing in the registers, the Scott-Clarke House was one of only two freestanding Greek Revival houses remaining in downtown Richmond (along with the neighboring Barret […]

Powhatan Rural Historic District

The present acreage of the Powhatan Rural Historic District represents a significant reassemblage of the land holdings of Edward Thornton Tayloe, a member of the U.S. diplomatic service in the […]


Exeter was one of the most elaborate and architecturally interesting plantation complexes in northern Virginia. Although in deteriorated condition, the richly ornamented dwelling house and its many outbuildings provided an […]

Slusser-Ryan Farm

The Slusser-Ryan Farm, also known as Hickory Ridge Farm, highlights aspects of Montgomery County’s agricultural and industrial history from around 1855 to 1880. The centerpiece of the property is a […]

Saxis Island Historic District

The 353-acre Saxis Island Historic District encompasses the Town of Saxis and adjacent areas of a narrow Accomack County peninsula that juts into the Chesapeake Bay. Isolated from the mainland […]

Mill Hill

Although its current 26.5 acres represent only a fraction of the holdings of its builder, Ryland Rodes, Mill Hill, established around 1840, contains a complex of domestic and agricultural buildings […]


Llangollen was established on Virginia’s Native American frontier during the colonial era in present-day Loudoun County, when Leven Powell claimed title to land from the Lord Thomas Fairfax proprietary. Powell […]