Jarratt House

The Jarratt House in the City of Petersburg, is located within the Pocahontas Island Historic District, a community located on the north side of the Appomattox River. Built circa 1820 […]

Tangier Island Historic District

The Tangier Island Historic District encompasses architectural and archaeological resources on this island that is home to a traditional watermen’s community that is part of Accomack County. Prior to the […]

Stroubles Creek Site

Stroubles Creek Archaeological Site, located along the south bank of the New River, just west of its confluence with Stroubles Creek, contains the remains of an Indian village occupied during […]

Sharon Indian School

As an example of the evolution of race-based segregated education, the Sharon Indian School served as a center of education for the Upper Mattaponi Tribe for more than 50 years. […]

Pocahontas Island Historic District

The Pocahontas Island Historic District, located on the north side of the Appomattox River in the city of Petersburg, is an African American community dating from the mid-18th-century with evidence […]

Natural Bridge

Since the settling of America, Natural Bridge has served as one of the nation’s most recognizable icons of the wonders of nature. Its image was popularized by artists and illustrators, […]

Bear Mountain Indian Mission School

The Monacan Indians have regarded Bear Mountain in Amherst County as the spiritual center of their community for hundreds of years. A small group of Monacans survived the encroachment of […]