Thomas J. Michie House

Built in 1847-48 for state delegate Thomas J. Michie, this well-mannered Greek Revival dwelling, one of the earliest houses on Staunton’s East Beverley Street (in the Gospel Hill Historic District), […]

Orange County Courthouse

The Orange County Courthouse marks a radical departure from the traditional classical-style Virginia courthouse, illustrating public acceptance of exotic taste in late antebellum times. Designed by Charles Haskins of the […]

Berry Hill

On a tree-shaded hill overlooking the southern edge of the town of Orange, Berry Hill is a Jeffersonian-style house attributed to William B. Phillips and Malcolm F. Crawford, master builders […]

Richneck Plantation Archaeological Site

Richneck was an early seat of the Cary family. The original dwelling, a cruciform house, was likely built in the late 17th century for Miles Cary, Jr. (1655-1709), who held […]

Middlesex County Courthouse

Conspicuously placed at a well-traveled intersection in the county seat village of Saluda, the 1852 Middlesex County Courthouse is a late example of the temple-form, arcaded-front court structures which were […]

Halifax County Courthouse

Occupying a site that has been used for court purposes since the Revolution, the 1839 Halifax County Courthouse is one of the Classical Revival court buildings erected by master builders […]

James Monroe Law Office

James Monroe moved to Fredericksburg in 1789 and began his law practice in an office on Charles Street, launching a career in public service that would carry him on to […]

Oak Hill

Oak Hill was the childhood home of John Marshall, noted chief justice of the Supreme Court. The wood-frame dwelling built ca. 1773 by his father Thomas Marshall is a classic […]

Warrenton Historic District

From its beginnings as a colonial village, the prosperous county seat community of Warrenton has been home to lawyers and politicians such as John Marshall, who practiced here; William Smith, […]

Carroll County Courthouse

The principal landmark of the county seat town of Hillsville and its listed historic district, the Carroll County Courthouse combines two traditional courthouse forms: the arcaded front and the porticoed […]