FY 17 Research Grant

 Project

 Recipient

 Status

 Amount

Final Product Link

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

 

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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

 Project

 Recipient

Status

 Amount

Final Product Link

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

 

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