Kingsland (Richmond View)

One of eastern Virginia’s rare examples of a center-chimney vernacular house, Richmond View dated from around 1803 and was named for its view of the distant city of Richmond. The […]

Fuqua Farm

Today’s Fuqua Farm residence in western Chesterfield County traces back to a late-18th- or early-19th-century one-room-plan dwelling, a common and simple vernacular house form that early emigrants to Virginia typically […]

Pocahontas State Park Historic District

Pocahontas State Park Historic District in Chesterfield County – originally known as Swift Creek Recreational Demonstration Area (RDA) – was a project of the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). […]

Falling Creek UDC Jefferson Davis Highway Marker

The Falling Creek Marker in Chesterfield County, is one of 16 markers erected along Virginia’s portion of the Jefferson Davis Highway between 1927 and 1947 as a memorial to Jefferson […]

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 […]

Point of Rocks

Point of Rocks in southern Chesterfield County takes its name from a nearby 60-foot-high sandstone cliff projecting into the Port Walthall Channel of the Appomattox River. The house was built […]

Hallsboro Store

One of a declining number of rural stores left in Virginia, the well-preserved Hallsboro Store, built ca. 1885, served as a post office (until 1962) and general store, as well […]

Dale’s Pale Archaeological District

The Dale’s Pale Archaeological District is a collection of four Chesterfield County-owned archaeological sites, constituting a vitally important area in our nation’s early history. The district’s name alludes to one […]

Town of Bermuda Hundred Historic District

The advantageous site along the James River in Chesterfield County where the Town of Bermuda Hundred Historic District is situated today appealed both to the Appomattox Indians, who used the […]