Church of the Sacred Heart Parish

The Church of the Sacred Heart Parish located in Prince George County, is the solitary remaining landmark of New Bohemia, a community first settled in 1887 by Czech immigrants who […]


Aberdeen is an imposing brick temple-form mansion with a side-hall plan in which the hall runs across the front of the building. The house is remarkably well preserved and contains […]

Prince George County Courthouse Historic District

Prince George County Courthouse Historic District is one of the few remaining court house towns where one can readily see the classic assemblage of buildings that once characterized most of […]

Chester Plantation

Chester Plantation is a complex of buildings near Disputanta in Prince George County, dating from the 1840s. The house is a large Greek Revival mansion with a two-story, full-width porch […]

Merchant’s Hope Church

Expressing the plainness of low-church Anglican worship, this well-known colonial church in Prince George County is devoid of religious symbols, but achieves architectural dignity from its Flemish-bond brickwork, modillion cornice, […]

Upper Brandon Plantation

The architecture of Upper Brandon Plantation’s mansion places this grand work among an important set of sophisticated Virginia Federal houses crafted by accomplished but yet unidentified builders making use of […]

Flowerdew Hundred Plantation

Flowerdew Hundred Plantation was among the earliest English settlements in the new world. The tract was granted in 1618 to Governor George Yeardley, who named it in honor of his […]

Hatch Archaeological Site

On Powell Creek, two miles inland from the James River, the Hatch site contains archaeological remains dating from at least 8000 B.C. through the 17th century. Deep stratified deposits, a […]


The influence of English interpretations of the villa designs of Andrea Palladio is handsomely demonstrated in Brandon, one of America’s most admired works of colonial architecture. Plate III of Robert […]

Martin’s Brandon Church

The fourth church of one of the Commonwealth’s oldest Episcopal parishes, Brandon Church is an expression of the ecclesiastical architectural taste at the time of the revival of the Episcopal […]