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VIRGINIA - Chesapeake County

Albermarle and Chesapeake Canal Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000035)
Albemarel and Chesapeake Canal , Chesapeake (Independent city)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Military
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Military Facility, Road-Related, Water-Related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Military Facility, Road-Related, Water-Related

Centreville--Fentress Historic District (added 2003 - - #03000562)
Also known as Centre Hill
Roughly bounded by Fentress Rd., Centerville Tnpk., Blue Ridge Rd., Whittamore Rd. , Chesapeake
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: King, John S.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Health Care, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Department Store, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Department Store, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Dismal Swamp Canal (added 1988 - - #88000528)
Runs between Chesapeake, VA and South Mills, NC , Chesapeake
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Army Corps of Engineers, Dismal Swamp Canal Co.
Area of Significance: Commerce, Engineering, Transportation, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Outdoor Recreation, Water Works, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation, Water Works, Water-Related

Great Bridge Battle Site (added 1973 - - #73002205)
Both sides of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal between Oak Grove and Great Bridge , Chesapeake (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Oaklette Historic District (added 2003 - - #03000563)
Also known as 131-5073
Roughly bounded by Indian River Rd., Oaklette, Webster, St. Lawrence, & Seneca Sts. , Chesapeake
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Colonna, Willoughby W.,
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Church Related Residence, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Sport Facility, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Old Portlock School #5 (added 2000 - - #00000066)
Also known as 131-0626
3815 Bainbridge Blvd. , Chesapeake (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Calrow, Charles J., Ferguson, Finlay Forbes
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

South Norfolk Historic District (added 1989 - - #88003133)
Roughly bounded by Hull St., Poindexter, D St., 16th St., B St., Seaboard Ave., Richmond Ave., and Byrd Ave. , Chesapeake (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Sunray Agricultural Historic District (added 2007 - - #03000564)
Also known as Sunray Village
Roughly bounded by Great Dismal Swamp & I 64 , Chesapeake
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Virginia State Board of Education, Pavlovetz, Michale
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: European, Agriculture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Church School, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Church Related Residence, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Wallaceton (added 1994 - - #94000455)
Also known as VDHR No. 131-379
3509 George Washington Hwy., S , Chesapeake (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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