Campbell County Training School

The Campbell County Training School, also known historically as the Rustburg School, is located in the county courthouse town of Rustburg. The school began in 1922 with construction of an […]

John Groom Elementary School

The John Groom Elementary School in the Mecklenburg County town of South Hill served as the area’s only public elementary school for African American students from 1950 until 1969, when […]

Mount Vernon High School

Completed in 1939, Fairfax County’s Original Mount Vernon High School was constructed under the federally-funded Public Works Administration (PWA) program. To accommodate the need to update public school facilities, as […]

Public Schools in Augusta County 1870-1940 MPD

This Multiple Property Documentation (MPD) Form facilitates the nomination to the registers of public schools in Augusta County built between 1870 and 1940, and studies the general changes in rural […]


Stonefield arose in 1860 in the city of Charlottesville as a simple, vernacular, two-story, one-over-one-room frame house on a high brick basement (finished, and used as a dining room). Between […]

Rosenwald Schools in Virginia MPD

This Multiple Property Documentation Form facilitates the nomination to the registers of Rosenwald schools in Virginia. The concept of universal public education took root with the new Virginia constitution of […]

Locustville Academy

Built around 1859, the modest, two-story Locustville Academy retains many original interior and exterior elements of its construction including a one-story belfry, topped by a pyramidal roof. Still situated in […]

Elon Village Library

The first dedicated rural public lending-library building in Amherst County and possibly in Virginia, the Elon Village Library was constructed in 1917 by community volunteers, using donated materials, as a […]

Roland E. Cook Elementary School

The Roland E. Cook Elementary School was constructed in the heart of the Roanoke County town of Vinton in 1915, and expanded in 1924. Originally the Vinton School, the building […]

Courtland School

Courtland School in the town of Courtland, the Southampton County seat, served African American students from around 1928, the year of the school’s construction, through 1963, when it closed. The […]