About

AfroVirginia is the digital home of Virginia's Black cultural preservation movement. Formerly the African American Historic Sites Database, this cultural resources guide is curated by Virginia Humanities, with support from the General Assembly African American Cultural Resources (AACR) Task Force, American Evolution™ 2019 Commemoration, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Richard S. Reynolds Foundation, and TowneBank.

Each point on the map includes historical information about the site. Find interesting people, places, and events in Virginia’s history.

To suggest sites, resources or edits, please contact us.