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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Archive of DHR Press Releases

Historical Highway Marker “John J. Wright School” to be Dedicated in Spotsylvania Co.

NPS Awards $1.162 Million to Preserve African American Civil Rights History in Virginia

Twelve New State Historical Highway Markers Approved

DHR to Present Programs That Support Historic Preservation and Recognition of Southside Va.’s History and Historic Resources

State Historical Highway Marker “James River Bateaumen” To Be Dedicated Saturday in Richmond

Public Event to Focus on Virginia’s Maritime Heritage

Cost Share and Planning Grant Awards for 2019-2020 Announced

DHR Announces Cost Share and Planning Grant Awards for 2019-2020

Nine Historic Sites Added to the Virginia Landmarks Register — Press Release (June 2019)

DHR Now Accepting Applications for Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund Grants

State Historical Highway Marker “Virginia Voters League” To Be Dedicated in Petersburg (June 2019)

DHR Hires Dr. Elizabeth A. Moore as State Archaeologist (May 2019)

Governor Northam Designates May as  Historic Preservation Month (May 2019)

Eight New Historical Highway Markers Approved (April, 2019)

Seven Historic Sites Added to the Virginia Landmarks Register (April, 2019)

State Historical Highway Marker “Isaac Brandon Lynched, 6 April 1892” To Be Dedicated at Charles City Court House (April 2019)

Historical Highway Marker “Dorothy Height (1912–2010)” To Be Dedicated in Richmond (March 2019)

State Historical Highway Marker “Booker T. Washington High School” Dedication, Saturday in Norfolk (Feb. 2019)

Ten New State Historical Highway Markers Approved in Dec. (2018)

13 Sites Added to the Virginia Landmarks Register in December (2018)