Granby Street Suburban Institutional Corridor

Encompassing approximately 60 acres just outside of downtown Norfolk, the Granby Street Suburban Institutional Corridor historic district is home to some of the city’s most impressive institutional architecture designed by […]

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 […]

Norfolk & Western Railroad Historic District

Norfolk & Western Railroad Historic District in the city of Norfolk, dates back to 1884, when a rail spur to Lambert’s Point was constructed. The district’s architecture reflects its historic […]

Williamston-Woodland Historic District

The Williamston-Woodland Historic District in Norfolk represents a good example of early commercial and light manufacturing and industrial growth in the city. The district reveals the movement of these types […]

Hyde Park

Hyde Park, in Nottoway County, is a former tobacco plantation dating to the latter 1700s. It was purchased in 1938 by Richmond department store owner William B. Thalhimer to create […]

Lovettsville Historic District

The Lovettsville Historic District in Loudoun County includes the town’s core and several settlement-era cemeteries and a church on its perimeter. Settled by German immigrants in the late 1700s, the […]

Church of the Sacred Heart Parish

The Church of the Sacred Heart Parish located in Prince George County, is the solitary remaining landmark of New Bohemia, a community first settled in 1887 by Czech immigrants who […]

Forestville Historic District

The Forestville Historic District encompasses a well-preserved mill village settled initially by German settlers, located at the crossroads of Routes 42, 614, and 767 in Shenandoah County. Forestville arose around […]

Johnsville Meetinghouse

Johnsville Meetinghouse is a simple frame, five-bay, one-story house of worship set on a stone foundation that encloses a basement with a massive gable-end fireplace and hearth used for cooking […]


Dogham, on the north bank of the James River in Charles City County, has been farmed since the mid-17th-century by the interrelated Royall, Isham, and Harrison families. While the house […]