This database contains more than 3,000 sites, properties, and districts listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR) and/or on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Beginning in 1965, the VLR and NRHP include places of historic, architectural, archaeological, and cultural significance across Virginia.
Documents associated with archaeological sites or archaeological districts may be partially redacted or unavailable for public access in order to protect the site or district’s location and/or other sensitive information.
To learn more about the Registers and paths to listing, visit DHR’s Historic Registers Program.
For questions about information in this database, contact DHR Archives.
Instructions: Use the search box and filters below to explore listings by Name, DHR Identification Number, Locality/Jurisdiction, or Area of Significance.
DHR has secured permanent legal protection for over 700 historic places - including 15,000 acres of battlefield lands
DHR has erected 2,532 highway markers in every county and city across Virginia
DHR has engaged over 450 students in 3 highway marker contests
DHR has stimulated more than $4.2 billion dollars in private investments related to historic tax credit incentives, revitalizing communities of all sizes throughout Virginia