Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District

Covering approximately 16,200 acres in western Albemarle County and a small corner of Nelson and southeastern Augusta counties, the Greenwood-Afton Rural Historic District was first settled by Europeans with the […]

Wolf Creek Bridge

The Wolf Creek Bridge, in Bland County, was erected circa 1912 for the New River, Holston and Western Railroad. The bridge is important for its engineering (as a Pratt through-truss […]

Blackford Bridge (Pucketts Hole Bridge)

Russell County’s Pucketts Hole Bridge, constructed in 1889, is likely the oldest remaining public bridge in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Bristol District, which encompasses more than 7,400 miles of […]

Saltville Battlefields Historic District

The two battlefields on which Confederate and Union forces contested control of the Confederacy’s most important source of salt, an essential commodity, are contained in the 2,737-acre Saltville Battlefields Historic […]

Foster Falls Historic District

Located within New River Trail State Park in Wythe County, the 16-acre Foster Falls Historic District recalls southwest Virginia’s iron ore industry. The historic district contains much of the commercial-industrial […]

The Roanoke Star

The Roanoke Star is the largest man-made illuminated star in the world. The star stands on top of the 1,746-foot-high Mill Mountain overlooking the city of Roanoke and the south […]

Monroe Ward Historic District

The Monroe Ward Historic District is a historic, mixed-use neighborhood located in downtown Richmond. Its architectural fabric presents a variety of periods, styles, building types, and uses that illustrate the […]

Union Mills Canal Outlet Locks #1 and #2

Union Mills Canal Outlet Locks #1 & #2 were constructed between 1850-1854 as part of the Rivanna River canal system that ran from Charlottesville in Albemarle County through Fluvanna County […]

Crump’s Mill and Millpond

New Kent County’s Crump’s Mill and Millpond, typical of country gristmills of the Tidewater region, was improved and modernized over time. It is unusual that much of the mill’s machinery […]

Echols Farm

Echols Farm was nominated for listing in the registers for its historical transportation significance. Situated on the east bank of the Maury River, directly across from Glasgow in Rockbridge County, […]