Public Quarry at Government Island

Government Island lies in Aquia Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River, in northern Stafford County. Located on this 17-acre island are five known quarry sites and the remnants of […]

Wade Archaeological Site

The well-preserved Wade Archaeological Site was probably occupied by the Saponi Indians between A.D. 1000 and 1450. The archaeological investigation of this site yielded features and artifacts that increased our […]

Conjurer’s Neck Archaeological District

Conjurer’s Field (Conjurer’s Neck Archaeological District) is situated on a peninsula where Swift Creek meets the Appomattox River in the City of Colonial Heights. It contains a prehistoric village site […]

Upper Ridge Site

Located on Mockhorn Island in Northampton County, the Upper Ridge Site is an archaeological site along the Atlantic coast once occupied by Indians from 9500 B.C. to 900 A.D., the […]

Werowocomoco Archeological Site

Werowocomoco, located along the York River’s Purtan Bay, is the only site in Virginia where the three legendary figures of paramount chief Powhatan, Captain John Smith, and Pocahontas crossed paths. […]

Schuyler Historic District

Located on one of the world’s largest soapstone veins, the village of Schuyler on the Nelson and Albemarle county boundary initially was settled as a small, rural sawmilling community in […]

The Cove

Situated on a finger of land in a horseshoe bend on the Halifax County side of the Staunton River, The Cove reveals the history of this region from Indian habitation […]

Knotts Creek/Belleville Archaeological Site

The Knotts Creek/Belleville Archaeological Site contains highly valuable information for Native American and early English settlement in this area of present-day Suffolk. Well-preserved archaeological deposits dating to the Middle and […]

Dale’s Pale Archaeological District

The Dale’s Pale Archaeological District is a collection of four Chesterfield County-owned archaeological sites, constituting a vitally important area in our nation’s early history. The district’s name alludes to one […]

Arlington Archaeological Site

Arlington Archaeological Site in Northampton County contains intact deposits from several periods in Virginia history and information essential to expanding knowledge about all of them. Late Woodland (A.D. 900-1607) and […]