Samuel Eley House

Established in Nansemond County, now Suffolk City, the Samuel Eley House property consists of a 19th-century I-house, several outbuildings and structures, and the foundation sites of other buildings. Collectively, the […]

The Suffolk Peanut Company

Established in 1898, the Suffolk Peanut Company is significant for representing the early history of an industry which once dominated the economy of southeast Virginia. The company was the first […]

Professional Building

The Professional Building was constructed from 1916-1919 as the American Bank and Trust Company, and was designed by Norfolk architect John Kevan Peebles. Peebles is noted for his work at […]

Phillips Farm

Located near Chuckatuck in the former Nansemond County (now part of the City of Suffolk), the house at Phillips Farm was built ca. 1820. The superbly detailed farmhouse features a […]

Dumpling Island Archaeological Site

Dumpling Island Archaeological Site, situated on the Nansemond River in Suffolk, is a remarkably well-preserved 14-acre archaeological site dating to the Late Woodland period (ca. 900-1607). Historical documentation suggests that […]

Nansemond County Training School

The Nansemond County Training School is listed under the Rosenwald Schools in Virginia multiple property documentation form. The school is a one-story brick building on a partial basement and capped […]

East Suffolk School Complex

The East Suffolk School Complex is a series of three contributing buildings and two non-contributing sites. The elementary school, a one–story Colonial Revival brick building with a central auditorium flanked […]

Bay Point Farm

Bay Point Farm was built circa 1870 and then relocated by Amedeo Obici to the current location in 1925. The original wood-frame farmhouse was expanded to appear as a villa […]

West End Historic District

The West End residential neighborhood in the City of Suffolk grew to support the city’s commercial downtown and surrounding industrial areas. The various levels of economic status are illustrated in […]