The estate of Eyreville, located on the Eastern Shore county of Northampton, sits on a flat neck of land that extends into Cherrystone Inlet, which opens onto the Chesapeake Bay. […]

Samuel D. Outlaw Blacksmith Shop

The Samuel D. Outlaw Blacksmith Shop is located in the Accomack County town of Onancock, and is listed under the African American Watermen of the Virginia Chesapeake Bay MPD. The […]

Roberson Mill

The Roberson Mill, located on the West Fork of Dodd Creek in south central Floyd County, was built by miller and blacksmith John W. Epperly in the mid-1880s and acquired […]

A. J. Long Mill

Offering a good example of an evolved, small, mid-19th-century, water-powered gristmill, and one of the few known extant mills in Greene County, the A. J. Long Mill (also historically known […]

Silver Lake Historic District

In Rockingham County, the Silver Lake Historic District centers on its namesake lake, a large mill pond created around 1822, after John L. Rife built a dam across a spring-fed […]

Buchanan Historic District

The present incorporated town of Buchanan in Botetourt County was created in 1882 when two separate communities merged into one; Pattonsburg on the north bank of the James River, and […]

Locke’s Mill

Reliable transportation via the Shenandoah River, and Clarke County’s agriculturally rich limestone soils combined to make milling a remarkably profitable enterprise in the county. Locke’s Mill is a legacy of […]

Slusser-Ryan Farm

The Slusser-Ryan Farm, also known as Hickory Ridge Farm, highlights aspects of Montgomery County’s agricultural and industrial history from around 1855 to 1880. The centerpiece of the property is a […]