Walnut Valley

Located in Surry County’s Chippokes Plantation State Park, Walnut Valley consists of a circa 1770 plantation house, an 1816 slave quarter and an associated archaeological site within a nearly 263-acre […]

Fort Loudoun Site

The Fort Loudoun Site is a half-acre portion within the Winchester Historic District where a young Colonel Washington designed and constructed a fort while serving as commander of the Virginia […]


Exemplifying a unique evolution of architectural style in Mathews County, Springdale preserves two important stages of construction. The original portion, built in the late-18th-century, is a simple but elegant Georgian-style […]

Gloucester Woman’s Club

Situated on the edge of historic downtown Gloucester Court House, the Gloucester Woman’s Club building showcases over 250 years of history that includes its use as a residence beginning as […]

The Lewis Store

The Fielding Lewis Store in Fredericksburg is named after its original proprietor, whose second wife, Betty Washington, was sister of the future Revolutionary War hero and President. The Georgian-style brick […]

Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery

The Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery is one of the only known burial grounds in the U.S. to be established and administered by the federal government for the interment of African […]

Unison Battlefield Historic District

Stretching between the villages of Philomont and Unison in Loudoun County and Upperville in Fauquier County, the Unison Battlefield Historic District is where Union and Confederate cavalry detachments fought between […]

Auburn Battlefield

Auburn Battlefield, in Fauquier County, is the site of Civil War actions fought on October 13 and 14 in 1863, during the Bristoe Campaign, between the forces of Confederate General […]

Great Falls Park Historic District

The Great Falls Park Historic District, in Fairfax County, encompasses part of the Potomac Canal, an 18th-century engineering achievement spearheaded by George Washington, and recognized in 1982 as a National […]

Hampton Downtown Historic District

The Hampton Downtown Historic District has been an active port on the Chesapeake Bay since the end of the 17th century. The colonial assembly ordered that a port be built […]