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Historic Places - Virginia  Great Falls - Richmond

 
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  VA
  Great Falls
  Colvin Run Mill
 
10017 Colvin Run Road
  Great Falls  VA  22066    
 
Phone  703 759-2771
  Web Site  http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/crm/
  Alt Web  http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks/history.htm
  Description  water powered mill on 36 acres with 3 associated buildings
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Park
  Building Type  Mill
  Owner/Operator:  Fairfax County Park Authority
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

  VA
 
Great Falls
 
Dranesville Tavern
 
11919 Leesburg Pike
 
Great Falls   VA    22066    
 
Phone   703 938-8835
 
Alt Phone   703 750-1598
 
Web Site  http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks/hprs/dranesville.htm
 
Description  historic tavern now primarily used as events venue
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Tavern
 
Era  1865
 
Owner/Operator:  Fairfax County
 
New or Updated:   5/12/2004

  VA
 
Heathsville
 
Rice's Hotel/Hughlett's Tavern
 
73 Monument Place
 
MAIL PO Box 579
 
Heathsville  VA     22743 
 
Phone   804 580-3377
 
Alt Phone   804 580-3536
 
Web Site  http://www.rhhtfoundation.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:board@rhhtfoundation.org
 
Description  historic inn now holds restaurant, store
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Tavern
 
Era  1795
 
New or Updated:    5/16/2004

  VA
 
Irvington
 
Historic Christ Church Fndtn
 
Route 646
 
PO Box 24
 
Irvington  VA   22480
 
Phone   804 438-6855
 
Web Site  http://www.christchurch1735.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:fhcc@crosslink.net
 
Description  brick church with original pews & pulpit
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Church
 
Era  1735
 
New or Updated:   5/15/2004

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  Virginia
Jamestown
Jamestown Rediscovery
1367 Colonial Parkway
Jamestown VA  23081
Phone  757 229-4997
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/jr.html
E-mail  mailto:aberry@apva.org
Description  digs begun in 1994 have found the original James Fort of 1607-1610, and remains of settlement
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  VA
 
Lorton
 
Pohick Church
 
9301 Richmond Highway
 
Lorton  VA   22079
 
Phone   703 339-6572
 
Web Site  http://www.pohick.org/history.html
 
E-mail  mailto:troknya@pohick.org
 
Description  still active parish, George Washington selected the site for this church which
                   
served several plantations including Mount Vernon
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Building Type   Church
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  1774
 
New or Updated:    6/21/2004

    VA
 
Lynchburg
 
Pest House Museum & Old City Cemetery
 
401 Taylor Street
 
Lynchburg VA   24501    
 
Phone   804 847-1465
 
Web Site  http://www.lynchburgonline.com/
 
Alt Web  http://www.gravegarden.org/pesthouse.htm
 
Description  Pest House and 1840's doctor's office
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Hospital
 
Industry /Profession Medical
 
New or Updated:    5/6/2004

Virginia
Lynchburg
South River Meeting House
Lynchburg VA
Phone  804 239-2548
Web Site  http://www.lynchburg.net/qmpc/srmh.htm
Description  church used by Quaker town founders from 1798-1840s (3rd church, first burned, second outgrown), abandoned, rescued and used as Presbyterian Church from 1901-1950
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Church
Group Identity  Quakers
Era  1798

  Virginia
Mount Vernon
George Washington's Grist Mill
Virginia 235
Mount Vernon VA  22121
Phone 
703 780-3383
Web Site  www.mountvernon.org/
Description  video history in restored mill on original foundation
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  President
Building Type  Mill
Nature of Group or Site  Government

  VA
 
Norfolk
 
Ohef Sholom Temple & Archives
 
530 Raleigh Ave
 
Norfolk  VA           23507    
  Phone   757 625-4295
 
Web Site  http://www.ohefsholom.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:archives@ohefsholom.org
 
Description  150 year old temple in tidewater area.  Houses archives in various media.
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Church
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated: 7/1/2004

  VA

  Petersburg

  Pamplin Historical Park/National Museum of the Civil War

  6125 Boydton Plank Road

  Petersburg   VA         23803    

  Phone   804 861-2408

  Web Site  http://www.pamplinpark.org/contact.html

  Toll Free  877-PAMPLIN

  Description  four museums, four historic buildings, replica field works & encampment

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  New or Updated:           1/17/2006

 

  VA

  Petersburg

  Farmers Bank

  19 Bolingbrook Street

  Petersburg VA      23803    

  Phone   804 733-2400

  Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/farmers_bank.php

  Alt Web  http://www.petersburg-va.org/tourism/museums.htm

  Description  bank from 1817-1866 now restored to19th century form

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Bank

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Era  1817

  Owner/Operator:  APVA

  New or Updated:   7/2/2004

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  VA

  Richmond

  Hollywood Cemetery

  412 South Cherry Street

  Richmond   VA   23220    

  Phone   804 648-8501

  Web Site  http://www.hollywoodcemetery.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@hollywoodcemetery.org

  Description  two US Presidents, Jefferson Davis, and several generals are among the

                    18,000 buried here

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  President

  Building Type   Funerary

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:   7/7/2004

 

Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond VA  23219
Phone 
804 692-3500
Web Site  www.vsla.edu
Alt Web  http://leo.vsla.edu/
Description  state library and archives since 1823
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  History Resource
Research /Reading  Library

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