First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church in the Farmville Historic District, founded 1867, emerged as a center for the local black community under the leadership of its pastor, the Reverend L. Francis […]

The Tabernacle/Fireman’s Field

The Purcellville Tabernacle/Fireman’s Field, built in 1903, traces it history back to 1878 with the formation of the Prohibition and Evangelical Association of Loudoun County. At the time of its […]

Castlerun Historic District

The Castlerun Historic District is a collection of early 20th-century public buildings that represent a way of life that is vanishing in our ever-changing rural landscapes. The two primary buildings […]

Lawrenceville Historic District

Lawrenceville Historic District includes most of the town that has developed around the Brunswick County seat, established in 1814. Much of that growth was directly related to the coming of […]

Johnsville Meetinghouse

Johnsville Meetinghouse is a simple frame, five-bay, one-story house of worship set on a stone foundation that encloses a basement with a massive gable-end fireplace and hearth used for cooking […]

New Prospect Church

New Prospect Church is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, on a one-acre parcel near the Peaks of Otter in Bedford County. In 1880, local residents built this vernacular, Greek Revival-style, […]

The Coliseum (Duplex Envelope Company Building)

The Coliseum (Duplex Envelope Company Building), located on the south side of the 1300 block of West Broad Street in the city of Richmond, is a massive, red-brick, three-story, mixed-use […]

Bethel Baptist Church

Bethel Baptist Church, built in 1894, is a Gothic Revival brick building with decorative buttresses defining each bay. The Chesterfield County building features a steep, slate-covered gable roof. Many founding […]

Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church

Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church was built in 1851 for an Old School Primitive Baptist congregation in Loudoun County. The church symbolizes important Baptist religious history, specifically the evolution […]

Holbrook-Ross Street Historic District

Holbrook-Ross Street Historic District is significant for its evolution into a distinctive African American neighborhood in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Architecturally, the 116 buildings in the 200-400 […]