Isle of Wight County
Division of Historic Resources
New! Online Exhibits from Isle of Wight County Museum Curator, Tracey Niekirk: "From Field to Market"
The Isle of Wight County Division of Historic Resources was formed by the Board of Supervisors in April 2006 and functions as part of the Department of Tourism .
The Isle of Wight County Division of Historic Resources’ mission is:
"To develop and advance an understanding of the county’s heritage by conserving, interpreting and preserving its sociological, agricultural, archaeological, cultural, military and natural history."
The Division oversees the interpretation and operation
of the County's historic sites to include:
15080 Talcott Terrace, Smithfield, Va. 23430
Open daily from 8 a.m. until dusk
Fort Boykin Historic Park
7410 Fort Boykin Trail, Smithfield, Va. 23430
Open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk
103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA 23430, (757) 356-1223
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday & 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
17130 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight, Va. 23397
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday & 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas-March 4, 2010
Holiday Decoration Workshop at Boykin's Tavern Museum, October 2009
The Division enhances its historic preservation efforts with educational initiatives, programs and events.
Isle of Wight County Division of Historic Resources
J.L. Williams, Historic Resources Manager
101 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
(757) 357-0114 fax
Historic Resources volunteers are welcome and appreciated!
The department is always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to serve as docents, assist with special events and care for the collection. Volunteers can work as often as their schedule permits.
For more information, contact Denise Haynes at (757) 356-1223.
Smithfield & Isle of Wight CVB Staff:
Judy Hare Winslow, Director of Tourism
Lois Chapman Tokarz, Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Terry Rhinier, Event Coordinator
Deborah Marshall, Visitor Center Manager
Kathy Mountjoy, Group Tour Coordinator
Cheryl Ketcham, Farmer's Market Manager