Old Thomas James Store, Mathews Co., Slide Show

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This slide show was developed
in collaboration with the Mathews County Historical Society, with textual contributions by Graham Hood, Becky Barnhardt and Laurie Whiteway, and photographs by Jorin Hood.  

To learn more about efforts to preserve
the James Store and future plans for it, visit thomasjamesstore.pbworks.com or contact Graham Hood, Mathews County Historical Society.

To read more about the James Store's construction, architecture, and history, download this PDF of the nomination form that earned the store a listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places. Also, see the nomination form that earned the "Sibley's and James Store Historic District" a listing on the state and national registers as well.

To learn more about the history of Mathews County and its other historic sites, go to this webpage of the Mathews County Memorial Library.

For information about visiting Mathews County, go here.  (The county's government website can be found here.)

Slide show © 2010, Department of Historic Resources and Commonwealth of Virginia

Edited, sequenced, designed, and produced for the web by Randy Jones, Department of Historic Resources.

To inquire about collaborating with DHR on a "Historic Virginia, Site of the Month" slide show, contact Randy Jones. (A site must be listed on the state or national landmark registers.)