William Byrd Park

Sometimes referred to as Richmond’s “Central Park,” William Byrd Park at about 275 acres is the city’s largest. The park began during the Reconstruction era in 1874, when the city […]

Pocahontas State Park Historic District

Pocahontas State Park Historic District in Chesterfield County – originally known as Swift Creek Recreational Demonstration Area (RDA) – was a project of the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). […]

Blue Ridge Swim Club

Albemarle County’s Blue Ridge Swim Club property was originally developed in 1909 as part of a 200-plus acre Blue Ridge Camp for boys. The 12.1-acre wooded, park-like setting with landscaped […]

Camp Alkulana Historic District

Located in Bath County, the Camp Alkulana Historic District and the Camp Mont Shenandoah Historic District were both born out of the back-to-nature youth camp movement that arose in the […]

Camp Mont Shenandoah Historic District

Camp Mont Shenandoah in Bath County was founded by Nannie Crump West of Richmond in 1927 as a private venture to serve Richmond’s privileged young women. Encompassing 60 acres today […]

Fry’s Spring Historic District

Situated in the southwest portion of Charlottesville, the Fry’s Spring Historic District derives its name from the 18th- and 19th-century Fry family, landowners in the area and proprietors of the […]

Cavalier Hotel

Overlooking the Virginia Beach oceanfront since 1927, the Cavalier Hotel is the most iconic building in the city, representing its development from a sleepy seaside town to a nationally known […]

Melrose Caverns and Harrison Farmstead

In the central Shenandoah Valley, the Melrose Caverns and Harrison Farmstead is a 142-acre property in Rockingham County along U.S. Route 11. Visited by both Union and Confederate soldiers – […]

Little River Rural Historic District

Encompassing over 23,000 acres in the horse and hunt countryside of northeastern Fauquier County in northern Virginia, the Little River Rural Historic District retains an abundant array of nearly 1,500 […]

Old Welbourne Farm and Dulany Family Cemetery

Old Welbourne in Loudoun County is an impressive circa-1878 manor house originally built in the Queen Anne style and remodeled in the Colonial Revival style in 1910. Established in 1812, […]