The following is an ever-growing list of links -- in no particular order, except most-recently added are highest in the list -- to the best historical information about Norfolk found on the Internet. If you have additional links of interesting history-related, or geography-related, webpages pertaining to Norfolk, please email us at (and be sure to include the phrase NORFOLK GEOGRAPHY in the subject line of your email -- so that it won't get lost amongst spam).
Historical vignettes from Norfolk's City Historian, Peggy Haile McPhillips, includes Atlantic City, Broad Creek Village, Campostella, Colonial Place, Ghent, Lamberts Point, Larchmont, Willioughby Spit, and more.
contains articles from Richmond newspapers on the Yellow Fever Epidemic, indexes of persons who died, photos of victims' tombstones, Report of the Howard Assoc., books such as The Great Pestilence in Va., Summer of the Pestilence, etc.
Includes links to: Complete Pictures of homes insured between 1836 and 1850; 1889 Atlas of Norfolk (Hopkins); Program from Academy of Music, 1889; 1861 Unionist letter; 1826 Va. House of Delegates, Norfolk election results; 1873 Paving Bonds; old Norfolk
Served on the Norfolk City Council from 1902 to 1938. Papers relate to his service on the Norfolk Norfolk City Council during the Great Depression and as chairman of Local Draft Board no. 1 during World War I.