FY 20 Research Grant

 

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Research Paper on The Maritime War: The Revolutionary War in Princess Anne County

 

Christopher Pieczynski

Research paper is completed.

 

$1,000

 

Research Paper on The War of 1812 in Princess Anne CountyChristopher PieczynskiResearch Paper is completed.$1,000
Research Paper on The "Pleasure House"Christopher PieczynskiResearch Paper is completed.$400
Research Paper on the history and origins of the Seatack communityEdna HendrixResearch paper draft is pending submittal.$2,500 
Film six oral history interviews on the history of the LGBT community in Virginia BeachCathleen RhodesVideo interviews have been completed.$2,500
Research Paper on African American owned businesses in P,A, County/VB 1900 - 1970Margie CoefieldResearch paper draft is pending submittal.$2,000 

 FY 19 Research Grant

 

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Development of text and production of Virginia Historical Highway Marker on the Skirmish at James's Plantation

 

Christopher Pieczynski

The Virginia Historical Highway Marker has been approved and manufactured. Installation pending

 

$2,425

 

 FY 18 Research Grant

 

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Research paper on The Skirmish at James's Plantation

 

Christopher Pieczynski

Research paper is completed.

 

$581

Research Papers on The Search for "ye Indian Reservation of Pungo" and The Search for the Sams' Map Indian Settlement

 

Scott Cole

Research papers are pending final approval

 

$1,000

 

 
Research paper on The Development of the "Town of Kempsville" in the post-Revolutionary Period

 

Alison Handy

Research paper is completed.

 

$800

Research paper on History Continued: African American Communities in Princess Anne County/Virginia Beach (Part II)

 

Edna Hendrix

Research paper is completed.

 

$1,750

Research paper on Josiah Phillips: "Enemy to the Human Name" or Defender of the British Crown

 

John Gibson

Research paper is completed.

 

$2,000

Development of an interpretive sign panel on Camp Ashby, World War II and installation for public display

 

Julie Spivey

Sign panel has been installed at the Virginia Beach Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard

 

$1,500

Camp Ashby Interpretive Sign Panel.PNG
Production of short film on history of the Seatack/Virginia Beach Life Saving/Coast Guard StationChristopher LaneFilm is pending approval

 

$2,250

 
Research and development of text and production of Virginia Historical Highway Marker to document Sgt. Miles James, (ca.1829 – ca. 1871)

 

Jorja Jean

The marker was dedicated on Princess Anne Road near North Landing Road on November 9, 2019

 

$1,945

Sgt. Miles James Historical Highway Marker Photo.PNG

 FY 17 Research Grant

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Research paper on Seaview Beach and Amusement Park: An African-American Gem on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay and development of website on Seaview Beach and Amusement Park

 

Sherry DiBari

Research paper is completed and a copy was provided to the Virginia Beach Central Library. The website is live at https://seaviewbeach.wordpress.com

 

$1,588

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Development of text for Virginia Historical Highway Marker on the 1781 meeting on Lynnhaven Bay of Gen. George Washington, Gen. Comte Jean de Rochambeau and Admiral Comte deGrasse

 

Jorja K. Jean

Application for the Virginia Historical Highway Marker has been approved and dedication is pending

 

$1,945

 

 Meeting of Three Commanders Marker.jpg
Research and development of text for Virginia Historical Highway Marker on the Skirmish at Kemp's Landing

 

Christopher Pieczynski

The highway marker was dedicated on S. Witchduck Road near Singleton Way November 10, 2018

 

$2,427.48

Research and development of text for Virginia Historical Highway Marker on the Camp Ashby POW Camp

 

Julie E. Spivey

The highway marker was dedicated on Virginia Beach Blvd. near Thalia Road October 11, 2018

 

$2,500

 FY 16 Research Grants

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Interpretive sign panel on The United States Life-Saving Service Stations & Crews

 

Kathryn Fisher

Sign installed at the historic Life-Saving Station (24th Street) March 9, 2017

 

$1,000

Research paper on History of African-American Communities in Princess Anne County/Virginia Beach

 

Edna H. Hendrix

Research paper is completed and a copy was provided to the Virginia Beach Central Library

 

$1,605

Primary source document transcription and development of text for Virginia Historical Highway Marker on Col. John Thorowgood, Jr.

 

Jorja K. Jean

The transcribed documents are completed and the highway marker was dedicated at Northampton Blvd. and Shell Road July 7, 2017

 

$2,500

(Note: $359 of unexpended funds were returned)

Research and development of text for Virginia Historical Highway Marker on Cape Henry Railroads

 

Christopher Pieczynski

The highway marker was dedicated near the Cape Henry Lighthouse August 5, 2017

 

$2,035

Development of learning plans and template for performance tasks – pilot program in local history for elementary grades in VB City Public Schools

 

Meghan Raftery

The learning plans and template for performance tasks were completed and the pilot program implemented fall of 2017

 

$1,480