"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.

 

The Story of Virginia
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Looking for a place or property

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 localities.

Our library holds other resources that may help with your research, including:

  • City directories
  • Maps
  • Photographs

The Library of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources also have records that may be helpful during your research.

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