Montross Historic District

The Montross Historic District extends in a linear fashion along Route 3/Kings Highway in the town of Montross, just east of the Westmoreland County boundary with neighboring Richmond County. Established […]

Colonial Beach Commercial Historic District

Envisioned mainly by farmer-turned-real estate agent, Henry J. Kintz, and laid out with the help of newspaper editor and real estate investor James A. Clark, the Colonial Beach Commercial Historic […]

Kirnan (China Hall)

Westmoreland County’s Kirnan (formerly China Hall), constructed in 1781, exemplifies Early Republic-period architecture that reflects the wealth and status of the Tidewater family that built it. The house’s original center-hall […]


Panorama is an outstanding example of a Colonial Revival-style home designed by the nationally known architect Joseph Evans Sperry. The house was built in 1932 for Charles E. Stuart, who […]

Miss Ann

Miss Ann was built by Pusey & Jones Shipyard of Wilmington, Delaware, in 1926 as the pleasure yacht Siele for John French of Detroit. In 1941, a subsequent owner sold […]

Armstead T. Johnson High School

Located near Montross in Westmoreland County, Armstead T. Johnson High School was built in 1937. The school was one of the first high schools built for African Americans on the […]

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Westmoreland County is a Gothic Revival brick building that has been in continuous use since its construction in 1848–1849. The rear addition of 1860 includes […]


Bushfield is a two-and-a-half-story, Flemish-bond brick mansion designed by noted architect Waddy Butler Wood. Wood enlarged an 18th-century single-pile dwelling in 1916, incorporating features that reflected the property’s association with […]

Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is a three-story Queen Anne-style house built in 1887 by John E. R. Crabbe on property that had been in the Lee family for six generations. The frame […]

Westmoreland State Park Historic District

Westmoreland State Park along the Potomac River, and situated adjacent to Stratford Hall, was the sixth planned park within the Virginia State Parks system and was developed between 1933 and […]