National Register of Historic Places listings in Chesapeake, Virginia

Location of Chesapeake in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Chesapeake, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Chesapeake, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 10 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted January 17, 2020.[2]
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
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Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Historic District
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Historic District
February 11, 2004
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal
36°43′26″N 76°11′11″W / 36.723889°N 76.186389°W / 36.723889; -76.186389 (Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Historic District)
2 Centreville-Fentress Historic District
Centreville-Fentress Historic District
June 23, 2003
Roughly bounded by Fentress Rd., the Centerville Turnpike, Blue Ridge Rd., and Whittamore Rd.
36°41′50″N 76°11′03″W / 36.697222°N 76.184167°W / 36.697222; -76.184167 (Centreville-Fentress Historic District)
3 Cornland School
Cornland School
August 24, 2015
2309 Benefit Rd.
36°37′37″N 76°18′19″W / 36.626806°N 76.305278°W / 36.626806; -76.305278 (Cornland School)
4 Dismal Swamp Canal
Dismal Swamp Canal
June 6, 1988
Runs between Chesapeake and South Mills, North Carolina
36°42′14″N 76°21′20″W / 36.703889°N 76.355556°W / 36.703889; -76.355556 (Dismal Swamp Canal)
Extends into Camden County, North Carolina
5 Great Bridge Battle Site
Great Bridge Battle Site
March 28, 1973
Both sides of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal between Oak Grove and Great Bridge
36°43′27″N 76°14′23″W / 36.724167°N 76.239722°W / 36.724167; -76.239722 (Great Bridge Battle Site)
6 Oaklette Historic District
Oaklette Historic District
June 23, 2003
Roughly bounded by Indian River Rd. and Oaklette, Webster, St. Lawrence, and Seneca Sts.
36°49′41″N 76°14′14″W / 36.828056°N 76.237222°W / 36.828056; -76.237222 (Oaklette Historic District)
7 Old Portlock School No. 5
Old Portlock School No. 5
February 4, 2000
3815 Bainbridge Boulevard
36°47′14″N 76°16′52″W / 36.787222°N 76.281111°W / 36.787222; -76.281111 (Old Portlock School No. 5)
8 South Norfolk Historic District
South Norfolk Historic District
January 27, 1989
Roughly bounded by Hull, Poindexter, D, 16th, and B Sts., and Seaboard, Richmond, and Byrd Aves.
36°48′55″N 76°16′29″W / 36.815278°N 76.274722°W / 36.815278; -76.274722 (South Norfolk Historic District)
9 Sunray Agricultural Historic District
Sunray Agricultural Historic District
May 29, 2007
Roughly bounded by the Great Dismal Swamp and Interstate 64
36°46′30″N 76°25′12″W / 36.775000°N 76.420000°W / 36.775000; -76.420000 (Sunray Agricultural Historic District)
10 Wallaceton
May 19, 1994
3509 George Washington Highway, S.
36°36′50″N 76°22′44″W / 36.613750°N 76.378889°W / 36.613750; -76.378889 (Wallaceton)

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  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on January 17, 2020.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.