Buchanan Historic District

The present incorporated town of Buchanan in Botetourt County was created in 1882 when two separate communities merged into one; Pattonsburg on the north bank of the James River, and […]

West Main Street Historic District

Charlottesville’s West Main Street Historic District straddles a primary historic route between the city’s downtown and the University of Virginia. With a collection of historically-contributing buildings constructed between 1820 and […]

Mathews Downtown Historic District

The Mathews Downtown Historic District captures an area generally known as the Mathews Court House village in Mathews County and which had been occupied by Virginia Indians since the Early […]

South Hill Commercial Historic District

The South Hill Commercial Historic District in Mecklenburg County reflects South Hill’s emergence by 1891 as a rail town on the Atlantic & Danville Railroad. Financiers and engineers in 1889 […]

Twelfth Street Industrial Historic District

With the completion of the Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike in 1836, the 12th Street corridor became a gateway from western regions to the city’s commercial heart. In the mid-1800s, 12th […]

Abingdon Historic District Extension

This expansion of the original (1970) Abingdon Historic District in Washington County includes properties located along Valley, King, Park, and Oak Hill streets, and White’s Mill Road, and at the […]

New Castle Historic District (Boundary Increase)

The New Castle Historic District, formerly including only six properties, presently encompasses much of the downtown commercial center and contiguous residential areas in the town of New Castle, the seat […]

Belfield-Emporia Historic District

Collectively, the Hicksford Historic District and Belfield Historic District tell the story of the evolution of Emporia from two small early-19th-century crossroads to a merged, active city and the seat […]

Reed Creek Mill

The Reed Creek Mill dates to around 1902, when it was known as Stone Mill and replaced a prior Barrett’s Foundry and Mill that was built on the site in […]

Blue Ridge Hall

Blue Ridge Hall, located on a nine-acre parcel in Botetourt County, is important for its commercial history as an antebellum ordinary and stagecoach stop then known as the Blue Ridge […]