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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Survey Guidance & Training Materials

Survey and VCRIS BasicsHighlights what a cultural resources survey entails and guidelines for using VCRIS when conducting a survey.

VCRIS Quick Guide (revised Sept. 2017): Provides guidelines for using VCRIS for data entry and preparing architectural survey materials for submission to DHR.

Additional Information: Architecture Data Entry for VCRIS:

Photo of Italianate house in Danville.
This ca. 1880 Italianate-style house in Danville is one of many properties documented in DHR’s Architectural Inventory.

Any questions about this material should be directed to Blake McDonald. He can also be reached by phone at (804) 482-6086.

Updated May 24, 2019