Tidewater Virginia associations and organizations support business, communities, historical sites, and other assets.

Business and Trade Associations

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
19056 Parkway POB 460,
Melfa, Virginia 23410
757-787-2460
www.esvachamber.org

Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance
421 North Boundary Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
757-229-6511
www.williamsburgcc.com

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
500 East Main Street Suit 700
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-622-2312
www..hamptonroadschamber.com

Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce
100 Main St.
Smithfield, VA 23430
757-357-3502
www.theisle.biz

Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
21 Enterprise Pkwy., Ste 100
Hampton, VA 23666
757-262-2000
www.virginiapeninsulachamber.com

Newport News Hospitality Association
www.newportnewshospitality.com

Virginia Beach Restaurant Association
www.dineinvb.com

Olde Towne Business Association
www.oldetowneportsmouth.com

The Business Consortium for Arts
101 West Main Street, Suite 4500
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 383-6047
www.bcartsupport.org

Chesapeake Bay Art Association
www.chesapeakebayartassociation.com

 

Community Organizations

Eastern Shore of Virginia Community Foundation
P. O. Box 205
Onley, Virginia 23418
(757) 789-0910

Hampton Clean City Commission
1296 Thomas St.
Hampton, VA 23669
757-727-1130
www.hampton.gov/hccc

Downtown Hampton Development Partnership (DHDP)
710 Settlers Landing Rd.
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 727-1271
www.downtownhampton.com

Hampton Roads Community Foundation
101 W. Main Street, Suite 4500 (World Trade Center)
Norfolk, VA 23510
www.hamptonroadscf.org

VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads
Downtown Office:
150 W. Main Street
Suite 1801
Norfolk, VA 23510
mailing address:
VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads
P.O. Box 68369
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
(757) 624-2400
www.volunteerhr.org

Hampton Roads Cares
www.hamptonroadscares.org

Downtown Norfolk Council
223 East City Hall Ave
Suite 212
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 623-1757
www.downtownnorfolk.org

 

Historical Organizations

Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society
Kerr Place
69 Market Street
P.O. Box 193
Onancock, VA 23417
757-787-8012 (Kerr Place)
www.shorehistory.org

Gloucester Historical Committee
P.O. Box 1176
Gloucester, VA 23061
Telephone: 804-693-1234 (museum)

Gloucester Historical Society
P.O. Box 1812
Gloucester, VA 23061

Buckroe Historical Society
(757) 592-5446

Fox Hill Historical Society Inc.
208 Beach Road
Hampton, VA 23664
www.foxhillhistory.org

Hampton Heritage Foundation, Inc.
119 Botetourt Road
Newport News, Va, 23601

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Hampton Roads
P.O. Box 2448
Newport News, VA 23609-2448
aahgshr.blogspot.com

Isle of Wight County Historical Society
P.O. Box 121
Smithfield, VA 23430
www.iwchs.com

Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical & Historical Society of Virginia
P.O. Box 1114
Dunnsville, VA 22454
(804) 758-5163
www.mpaagenealogicalsociety.org

Norfolk Historical Society
P.O. Box 6367
Norfolk, VA 23508-0367
www.norfolkhistorical.org

Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society
15482 Kings Highway
P.O. Box 716
Montross, VA 22520
Telephone: (804) 493-1862
www.nnvhs.org

Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, Virginia
Wallace Memorial Room
Chesapeake Public Library
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Telephone: 757-410-7152
www.norfolkcountyvahistory.org

The African American Historical Society of Portsmouth, Virginia
P.O. Box 2468
Portsmouth, VA 23704
www.blackhistoryportsmouth.org

Portsmouth Historical Association
221 North Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-0241 (Hill House)

Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society
P.O. Box 1255
Suffolk, VA 23439-1255
Telephone: 757-539-2781
www.suffolkhistory.org

Hugh S. Watson Jr. Genealogical Society of Tidewater Virginia
14415 Old Courthouse Way (Library)
Newport News, VA 23608-3728
Telephone: 757-988-1055
www.rootsweb.com/~vatgs/

Princess Anne County Virginia Beach Historical Society
2040 Potters Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Telephone: 757-491-3490
www.virginiabeachhistory.org

Virginia Beach Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 62901
Virginia Beach, VA 23466-2901
www.vbgsva.org

Virginia Historical Society
www.virginiahistory.org

York County Historical Committee
P.O. Box 1345
Yorktown, VA 23692

York County Historical Society
12707 Mariners Court Apt. 12
Newport News, VA 23606

Yorktown Preservation Society
www.ypsva.org

 

Conservation Organizations

Back Bay Restoration Foundation
3022 New Bridge Road
Virginia Beach, VA, 23456
757-619-6429

Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Brock Environmental Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
757-622-1964
www.cbf.org

The Elizabeth River Project
Admirals Landing
475 Water Street, Suite C103A
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-399-7487
www.elizabethriver.org

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Foundation & Preserve
4510 Twin Pines Rd.
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-8684
www.hofflercreek.org

Friends of Indian River
PO Box 13772
Chesapeake, VA 23325
www.friendsofindianriver.org

James River Association
4833 Old Main Street
Richmond, VA 23231
804-788-8811
www.jamesriverassociation.org

Lynnhaven River NOW
Brock Environmental Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
757-962-5398
www.lynnhavenrivernow.org

Newport News Green Foundation
P.O. Box 120475
Newport News, VA 23606
757-597-2842
www.nngreen.com

Nansemond River Preservation Alliance
Office Location:
8881 Eclipse Drive
Suffolk, VA 23433

Mailing Address:
Nansemond River Preservation Alliance
PO Box 6090
Suffolk, Virginia 23433
757-745-7447
www.nansemondriverpreservationalliance.org

Northern Neck Land Conservancy
PO Box 125
Lancaster, VA 22503
804-462-0979
www.nnconserve.org

Virginia Eastern Shore Land Trust
P.O. Box 1114
Exmore, VA 23350
757-442-5885
www.veslt.org

 

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