Clifford-New Glasgow Historic District

The Clifford-New Glasgow Historic District centers on the oldest existing settlement in Amherst County. With buildings dating from circa 1772, the district is important for its early role as a […]

East Hill Cemetery

East Hill Cemetery, established in 1857, straddles the border between Tennessee and Virginia in the city of Bristol. Originally known as City Cemetery and closely associated with the city’s early […]

High Banks

High Banks, in Frederick County, was constructed circa 1753 of local limestone by Thomas and Margaret Helm. The well-preserved two-story Georgian-style residence combines an English house plan with Germanic building […]

William Virts House

The original portion of the William Virts House was constructed circa 1798 by Virts, who immigrated with his family from Pennsylvania into western Loudoun County. This was part of a […]

Great Falls Park Historic District

The Great Falls Park Historic District, in Fairfax County, encompasses part of the Potomac Canal, an 18th-century engineering achievement spearheaded by George Washington, and recognized in 1982 as a National […]

Flint Hill Historic District

The Flint Hill Historic District is located in northern Rappahannock County. The district arose as a crossroads community beginning in the 1740s and was established in 1843 by an act […]

Mount Sidney Historic District

Mount Sidney was established in 1826, making it one of the oldest towns in Augusta County. The community that makes up the Mount Sidney Historic District originally consisted of a […]


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 […]

Dumpling Island Archaeological Site

Dumpling Island Archaeological Site, situated on the Nansemond River in Suffolk, is a remarkably well-preserved 14-acre archaeological site dating to the Late Woodland period (ca. 900-1607). Historical documentation suggests that […]

Old Forge Farm

Old Forge Farm is the site of Isaac Zane’s late-18th-century ironworks, the largest industrial operation in the Shenandoah Valley, which employed more than 100 persons to cast and forge pots, […]