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April 2019

DHR Workshop for Historic Preservation in Southwest Virginia

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace (formerly Heartwood Artisans Gallery), 1 Heartwood Circle
Abingdon, VA
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Bristol Presentation

Residents, property owners, and citizens interested in preserving historic buildings, places, and archaeological sites in Southwest Virginia are encouraged to attend a free “Workshop for Historic Preservation in Southwest Virginia” scheduled for April 30 in the town of Abingdon when DHR staff will discuss various state and federal preservation programs. The workshop, which requires no registration, will convene at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace (formerly Heartwood Artisans Gallery), located at 1 Heartwood Circle, in Abingdon. It begins at 1…

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May 2019

2019 DHR Historic Resource Commission — CLG Training Workshops

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Jackson Park Inn, 68 First Street NW
Pulaski, VA
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Registration is now open for this year’s Historic Resource Commission / CLG Training Workshops!  DHR has three training opportunities for Historic Resource Commission members in 2019. Workshop training will cover — historic architecture, DHR’s style guide Section 106 sustainability and historic preservation, and appropriate treatments for historic materials. An engaging breakout session to wrap-up the day will give participants a chance to collaborate with commission members from other localities and make decisions on mock applications. DHR’s workshops are geared to benefit seasoned…

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Historical Marker Dedication in Lynchburg

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 605 Clay Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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A historic marker about Rosalie Slaughter Morton, a Lynchburg native who was a pioneer in medicine and an advocate of gender equality in health care, will be dedicated at the site of her childhood home at the corner of Seventh and Clay streets during a ceremony.  

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First Friday Appointments with Tax Credit Program Staff

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
DHR’s Richmond headquarters, 2801 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
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On the first Friday of every month at DHR’s Richmond headquarters, tax credit staff can meet by appointment with applicants or their project representative from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Appointments are limited to 20 minutes so that staff may provide informal, non-binding guidance on specific historic rehabilitation treatment issues. These meetings are not intended to review an overall project. A formal, comprehensive review of a project occurs only after submission of the complete rehabilitation tax credit application to DHR.   Appointments for a first Friday meeting can only be scheduled after…

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Fauquier Co.: Dedication of Three Historical Markers on the Mellons and Rokeby Stables

May 27 @ 11:00 am
Trinity Episcopal Church, 9801 Mosby Highway
Upperville, VA 20184 United States
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Three markers in Fauquier County that recall the Mellons’ philanthropy and the Rokeby Stables will be dedicated at Trinity Episcopal Church, Upperville: Paul Mellon (1907-1999) Mary Elizabeth Conover Mellon (1904-1946) Rokeby Stables  

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August 2019

2019 DHR Historic Resource Commission — CLG Training Workshops

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Smithfield Center, 220 North Street, Smithfield, 220 North Street
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Registration is now open for this year’s Historic Resource Commission / CLG Training Workshops!  DHR has one more training opportunity for Historic Resource Commission members in 2019. Workshop training will cover — historic architecture, DHR’s style guide Section 106 sustainability and historic preservation, and appropriate treatments for historic materials. An engaging breakout session to wrap-up the day will give participants a chance to collaborate with commission members from other localities and make decisions on mock applications. DHR’s workshops are geared…

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Updated April 22, 2019