Contact Us

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please contact Dr. Lynn Rainville, Director, Tusculum Institute.


If you have a question for a DHR staff member, please consult the following partial list or visit their website for a complete listing. DHR Regional Offices: Capital Regional Preservation Office (Richmond) Ann Andrus 804-367-2323, ext 133


Northern Regional Preservation Office (Stephens City, Frederick County) David Edwards 540-868-7030


Roanoke Regional Preservation Office (Roanoke City) John Kern 540-857-7585


Sweet Briar Satellite Office (Sweet Briar College, Amherst) Bob Carter 434-381-6321


Tidewater Regional Preservation Office (Newport News) Randy Turner 757-886-2815

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources' website contains more information on tax credits, national register listings, archaeological research in the commonwealth, and much more.

Learn More (for free)

The DHR has a long list of informational brochures available on their website. Many are free downloads and contain valuable information about how to research your historic property, archaeological research, how to interpret the Secretary's Standards, and links to preservation briefs by the National Park Service. Other resources are available for a nominal fee.

Contact Dr. Rainville

Phone: 434.381.6432
Email her.