Cape Henry (Second Tower) Light Station

The second tower for the Cape Henry Light Station is listed under the National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form for Light Stations in the United States. It was built in […]

Cape Charles Light Station

Cape Charles Light Station was constructed in 1894 on Smith Island in Northampton County, replacing an earlier 1864 structure. The Light Station is positioned on the southern tip of the […]

Green’s Farm (Huntley)

Green’s Farm, later known as Huntley, is a rare surviving late-Federal residence in the Three Chopt Road Historic District, in Richmond’s West End. The front portion, featuring a central widow’s […]

Yorktown Wrecks

In October 1781, when the British army of Lord Cornwallis was bottled up at Yorktown by the Allied Army, and the French fleet was blockading the Chesapeake Bay, as many […]

Urbanna Historic District

This colonial port town of Urbanna, in Middlesex County, was established in 1680 and gently evolved over the succeeding three centuries. Located on the west bank of Urbanna Creek at […]

Lands End

At the tip of Robins Neck overlooking the Severn River, this brick dwelling was the home of sea captain John Sinclair, a privateer. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, […]

Dismal Swamp Canal

Named for the vast swamp through which it traverses, the Dismal Swamp Canal is a twenty-two-mile land cut between Deep Creek and the village of South Mills in North Carolina. […]

Onancock Historic District

Snugly situated on Onancock Creek, four miles inland from the Chesapeake Bay, Onancock was founded in 1680 and was Accomack’s first county seat. It has remained a thriving port for […]