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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Public Notice: Application for Relocation of Human Remains

DHR has received an application for a permit for the archaeological recovery of the remains of James W. Loving (1884) and Sarah P. Loving (1920), whose interments are located at 8120 Pleasant Grove Road in Mechanicsville, VA. Descendants of the Lovings have reviewed and approved this proposal. Following recovery, reinterment will take place in a nearby cemetery in accordance with the family’s wishes.

We welcome public review and comment, and a copy of the permit application will be made available upon request. Any member of the public responding to this notice may also request a public hearing. Please direct written comments to the following by close of business on May 31, 2019:
Lyle Browning, archaeological consultant, lebrowning@att.net
Joanna Wilson Green, Department of Historic Resources, joanna.wilson@dhr.virginia.gov or 2801 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221.

Updated June 3, 2019