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, […]

Four Stairs

Four Stairs began as a one-story, gable-roofed, one-room log house perhaps built early in the 1730s by Northern Neck frontier planter Thomas Simmons. Next came a shed-roofed west-side log pen […]

Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District

Spread over 18,630 acres, the Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District includes more than 400 architectural resources as well as significant landscape features, vistas, and open spaces. These resources include […]

William H. Vincent House

William H. Vincent constructed this house in 1889 as the first dwelling on Main Street in the newly formed Southampton County town of Capron. The same family, influencing the development […]

Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove overlooks U.S. Route 11 approximately eight miles west of Abingdon in Washington County, near the Bristol city limits. Colonel Robert Preston, a Scots-Irish pioneer, constructed Walnut Grove about […]

Spring Dale

Spring Dale, near Dublin in Pulaski County, is an elegant brick mansion built in 1856-1857 for David Shall McGavock, one of the county’s most prominent antebellum farmers. The house is […]