La Fourche

Located in the Keswick area of Albemarle County, La Fourche comprises two sections and multiple periods of construction. The ca. 1800 tavern, originally named “Traveler’s Grove,” become the rear wing […]

Jackson P. Burley High School

Jackson P. Burley High School in Charlottesville, named for a local African American educator and community leader, stands on land acquired from Burley’s widow. The building represents a rare instance […]

River View Farm

River View Farm is locally important, with a period of significance from 1870 through 1956, for its legacy as a prosperous working farm owned by an African American family, members […]

Gardner House

In 1851, B. B. Gardner, a farmer, constructed a log cabin near Boonesville, in Albemarle County, on a north-sloping spur in the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking Blackwell Hollow, where generations […]

Campbell Hall

Erected in 1970 and housing part of the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture in Charlottesville, Campbell Hall illustrates Modern Movement design principles tempered by a regional interpretation, respectful of […]

Periwinkle Cottage

Periwinkle Cottage in Albemarle County is a one-and-a-half-story, five-bay, Colonial Revival-style dwelling built in 1938–39. Noted architect Marshall Swain Wells designed the house, which borders the Farmington Country Club golf […]


Long associated with the Cole family, Enniscorthy boasted an important 1850 Greek Revival mansion and an outstanding collection of early outbuildings and farm buildings, many of which predated the house. […]

St. John School

Constructed in 1922 and one of seven Rosenwald schools built in Albemarle County, St. John School served African American students in the Cobham and Gordonsville area from its opening in […]

Blue Ridge Swim Club

Albemarle County’s Blue Ridge Swim Club property was originally developed in 1909 as part of a 200-plus acre Blue Ridge Camp for boys. The 12.1-acre wooded, park-like setting with landscaped […]

Harris Farm

Harris Farm, in Albemarle County, traces back to a larger late-18th-century farm owned by Thomas Jefferson’s brother-in-law, Charles L. Lewis. The main residence—consisting of two I-houses situated back to back […]