Brightwells Mill Complex

For more than 150 years, the Brightwells Mill Complex contributed to the production and commercial processing of grains in Amherst County, serving as a companion to other mills nearby. The […]

Virginia Metalcrafters Historic District

Virginia Metalcrafters had its first beginnings with the founding of the Waynesboro Stove Company in 1890 by William J. Loth. The enterprise moved in 1941 from its initial location in […]

Norfolk & Western Railroad Historic District

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

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 […]

Mechanicsville Historic District

Danville’s Mechanicsville Historic District emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a distinctive, ethnically mixed neighborhood of tradesmen, educators, skilled workers, and laborers associated with Danville’s textile […]

Hermitage Road Warehouse Historic District

In Richmond, the Hermitage Road Warehouse Historic District is associated with the city’s industrial growth and history from 1913 through 1958. The district captures a cohesive group of early-to-mid-20th-century warehouse […]

Plains Mill

Plains Mill, located along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River in Rockingham County, is a merchant mill that evolved to reflect changes in milling technology from its original construction […]

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 […]