Researching your historic Virginia property

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Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources , Richmond, Va
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia., Historic buildings -- Research -- Virginia., Architecture, Domestic -- Conservation and restoration -- Virginia., Architecture, Domestic -- Research -- Virginia., Historic preservation -- Virg



StatementJohn S. Salmon.
ContributionsVirginia. Dept. of Historic Resources.
LC ClassificationsF227 .S27 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6833137M
LC Control Number00327396

Research land and property records. A simple deed or title search can tell you who owned the property and when and tax records can tell you how the property has changed over time. Many city or county records offices also have Sanborn fire maps, which can date back as far as the 19th or 20th centuries and show the footprint of your house and.

National Register Bulletin Researching a Historic Property is an excellent general guide to some basic sources and techniques of research. The purpose of How to Research Your Historic Virginia Property is to introduce you to some of the useful sources available for learning about the history of a Virginia File Size: 1MB.

Research neighborhood and city Researching your historic Virginia property book, wills, obituaries, Census records, phone books, tax records and newspapers to gather more information about the people associated with your property, as well as news associated with your property.

Tax records, especially those from beforelist livestock, watches, clocks, pianos, carriages and more. Please note: Although some of these records have been digitized and made available online, there are many records that are only available in paper or microfilm format at NARA locations.

The access to and acquisition of land drove much of American history. From wars, treaties, immigration, and settlement, land is interwoven into the very core of what it means to be America. How to Research Your Historic Virginia Property.

Owners of old Virginia houses, commercial buildings, mills, and farmsteads, as well as historians of churches, schools, and businesses often want to learn more about the history of their property but are not sure how to go about it.

InDHR updated this publication on how conduct research on. Are you researching a Virginia property. Or maybe you have an interest in a general location. A good place to start your research is by viewing our online resources for researching Richmond properties and our online folders containing photographs of library holds other resources that may help with your research, including:City directoriesMapsPhotographsThe.

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) is pleased to have you use our genealogical resources. It should be noted, however, that the principal center for genealogical Researching your historic Virginia property book in Virginia is the Library of Virginia, located in Richmond at East Broad Street.

Genealogical resources located at the Library of Virginia include. DHR administers two programs designed to recognize Virginia’s historic resources and to encourage their continued preservation: the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

The Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR): Was created in by the General Assembly in the Code of Virginia; Is the Commonwealth’s official list of places of historic, architectural, [ ].

Whether you need a certified copy of your birth certificate, want to look up your real estate tax payments or are researching your family tree, we can help you find what you seek.

County Property Records. Search and view current county property records online by owner name, parcel number or street. Property cards include owner name, address. Census of Virginia (based on Personal Property Tax lists), F S38 ; Virginia Historical Index.

Chancery Records Index. Confederate Service and Pension records. Index to Virginia Estates, (Pippenger), FP57 Land Tax Records. Personal Property Tax Records.

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U.S. Census Population and Special Schedules. United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Land and Property Records, Family Search. Virginia Land Records Ancestry.

Virginia Revolutionary War land grant claims (rejected) Family History Library Virginia original warrants and plats, [for land now located in Kentucky] Family History Library Land Records by County/City.

The next General Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission will be on Wednesday, August 5, at p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Meeting Room 1 A-C, 19 th Street. The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission was established by City Council in as an advisory body on issues related to the preservation of historic buildings, structures and sites located.

Appendix C Thematic Contexts and Associated Property Types – page Describes the themes used by DHR to define, understand, and interpret historic resources. Appendix D How to Research Your Historic Virginia Property – page Provides detailed guidance on conducting research on historic resources in Virginia.

Researching the history of a property is as easy as using these five publicly available tools. Otherwise, you’ll have to run a search for historic maps specific to your city.

Here are a few. Whether you're an amateur historian, a genealogist, or a professional scholar, our staff can help with your research you have a question about our collections. We offer several different guides, books and research guides, and finding aids to assist you.

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You may also contact one of our reference librarians through the “Ask a question about our collections” form or by calling Salmon, John S. Researching your historic Virginia property. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources, c Alderman Stacks & Reference FS89 Stevens, William T.

Virginia house tour, mainly in the locale known as Mr. Jefferson’s country; historical and plantation legends. Researching property history can be done at home by simply using your computer with the assistance of a real estate title company or by making a trip to your county courthouse to look up the records.

Property history can be a valuable tool when looking into buying a house. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. Read preview Overview The Old Dominion in the Seventeenth Century: A Documentary History of Virginia, By Warren M.

Billings University of North Carolina Press, (Revised edition). Interested in buying historic property in Virginia. Browse Land And Farm for farms, rural land, hunting land and other land for sale in Virginia, including historic property currently listed for sale in the Old Dominion.

A recent survey of Land And Farm data totals around 1, acres of historic property for sale in Virginia, which was valued at a combined $4 million. Meeting your real estate needs - Past and Present personal property tax records exist for the years and The personal property tax records in the Library are one of four copies required by law.

Prior toone copy of each tax book was sent to the Auditor of Public Accounts. Afterthe personal property tax book for each locality was sent to the newly created Department of. This book captures the beauty and history of 20 American houses that have survived the ravages of time.

The dilapidated elegance imparted by old wallcoverings and faded or peeling paint, antique furniture in varying stages of repair and a respect Reviews: ohn Marshall built his home from to and lived there until his death in On the National and Virginia historic registers, it is a temple-front, four-room plan house with an Adamesque interior.

The house has undergone remarkably few changes since Marshall’s ownership.

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FHL Book R2v. See Virginia Genealogy and Virginia Periodicals for information about these periodicals. Land Taxes [edit | edit source] A useful guide to Virginia landowners in the early nineteenth-century, based on tax records, is: Ward, Roger G.

Directory of Virginia Landowners and Gazetteer. 6 vols. Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Many historic houses in Virginia are notable sites.

The U.S. state of Virginia was home to many of America's Founding Fathers, four of the first five U.S. presidents, as well as many important figures of the one of the earliest locations of European settlement in America, Virginia has some of the oldest buildings in the nation.

Researching Virginia Authors (pdf) Researching Virginia Place Names (pdf) Soldiers of the War of Stewart's Index to Printed Genealogies - VA-Notes. Taxes in Colonial Virginia - VA-Notes. Tithables - VA-Notes. Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia (pdf) Using Land Tax Records in the Archives at the.

Learn more about great hall, Sulgrave bedroom, withdrawing room, dining room, and library at Virginia House. Great Hall. During the Middle Ages, English domestic life was conducted in the great hall.

During the period the Weddells lived at Virginia House, this great hall was the entrance used to greet the Weddell's guests. Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion This book documents and reconstructs the appearance of Virginia architecture in earlier times.

Out of print. Marching to Victory: Capt. Benjamin Bartholomew's Diary of the Yorktown Campaign, May to March The Revolutionary War diary of a Pennsylvania soldier. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Donnell, Eleanor. Researching a historic property.

(OCoLC) Virginia. These Virginia grants span - Records Projects. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA $74, to process the M. Rupert Cutler Papers at Virginia Tech, a total cubic feet, that document Cutler’s environmental, political, and business activities prior to and following his service in the Carter Administration as Assistant Secretary of.

Historic Sites in Northern Virginia: Bonnie’s Top There’s certainly no shortage of historic sites in Northern Virginia! We are so fortunate to live in an area with such a rich history. Here are my Top 25 must-visit historic sites in Northern Virginia.

25) National Marine Corps Museum. Jefferson Davis Highway Triangle, VA   The following are approximate tallies of current listings by county and independent counts are based on entries in the National Register Information Database as of Ap [2] and new weekly listings posted since then on the National Register of Historic Places web site.

[3] There are frequent additions to the listings and occasional delistings and the counts here are. This property is on the Virginia Historic Register. It includes more than acres of incredible views. This historic farm includes the 8, sq ft main house attached “Coal House”, tenant house, 4 car/2 level garage, summer kitchen and guest house, Ice House/wine cellar, barn, outbuildings and two lovely ponds.