Virginia Beach Courthouse Village and Municipal Center Historic District on Virginia Landmarks Register

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The Virginia Board of Historic Resources officially listed the Virginia Beach Courthouse Village and Municipal Center Historic District on the Virginia Landmarks Register on Sept. 21, 2017. The nomination will now be forwarded by the state to the National Park … Continued

NPS Designates Norfolk as Certified Local Government

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In 2015, the National Park Service (NPS) designated Norfolk, Virginia as a Certified Local Government. Certified Local Government (CLG) designation makes communities official partners in the portion of the federal historic preservation program which engages local, state, and federal partners … Continued

Colonial National Historical Park Enhances Economic Vitality in Virginia’s Historic Triangle

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In 2011, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) released a report which highlights the strong financial benefits provided by Colonial National Historical Park and the Historic Triangle of Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, and Yorktown to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The report, … Continued

The Lynnhaven, Restoring a Legend

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The Lynnhaven, Restoring a Legend, a full-color book of essays, paintings, and photographs about the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was published by the conservation organization, Lynnhaven River Now. The river is home to the famed Lynnhaven oysters and … Continued