Goodwill Historic District, Chopawamsic RDA Camp 1

The Goodwill Historic District, Chopawamsic RDA Camp 1 (Camp Goodwill Historic District) in Prince William County is an important legacy of two of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal initiatives, the […]


The construction of a stone house and attached summer kitchen known as Oakwood in Fauquier County began about 1785. Around 1838, a two-story house was constructed with a temple-form, Greek-Revival […]

Natural Bridge Historic District

The Natural Bridge Historic District tells the story of the commercial development of the resort and tourist area surrounding the Natural Bridge landform, which is a National Historic Landmark. The […]

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 privileged young women of the city of Richmond. […]

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 […]