Greenfield in Lancaster County is important as an evolved antebellum house that always figured as the domestic core of a surrounding Tidewater farm. The earliest portion of the house dates […]

Fort Monroe: Quarters #1

Fort Monroe‘s Quarters 1, built in 1819 before the completion of the fortification walls, was the first permanent structure erected by the Army at the fort. The Federal-style building was […]

The Mansion House

The Mansion House is a classic example of Greek Revival-style architecture.  According to local oral tradition, the Mansion House received its name because it was the first large brick house […]


Through its 300-year existence, Cumberland in New Kent County has housed revolutionists, plantation owners, slaves, and military personnel. Partly due to its location and considerable acreage, Cumberland has been the […]

Thorndale Farm

Thorndale Farm, near Middletown in Frederick County, includes a house with a central-chimney portion dating to the 1790s. A Greek Revival-style main block was added to the original house around […]

Oakham Farm

Oakham Farm dates to around 1790, its earliest construction date. The 100-acre property at Oakham Farm features a ca. 1847 Greek Revival residence with later incorporated Classical Revival elements, and […]

Murray Hill

Murray Hill, a 56-acre property in Loudoun County, is important for its association with the Civil War Battle of Ball’s Bluff and for its 1930s Colonial Revival-style house. Located on […]


Millbank is one of the few remaining antebellum buildings in an area affiliated with the Third Battle of Winchester, which occurred September 19-23, 1864. Situated at the time of its […]

Carters Run Rural Historic District

The Carters Run Rural Historic District in Fauquier County covers about 4,400 acres of scenic landscape containing estates, farm- and tenant houses, barns, silos, and other agricultural buildings, such as […]

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 […]