All regular meetings of the Historical Commission take place at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for 3-year terms.
The mission of the Historical Commission is to further the efforts of the County to document, commemorate, preserve, protect, and promote the rich historical heritage of James City County. The Commission is responsible for documenting, commemorating, and preserving the historic legacy of James City County.
Want to get involved? The Historical Commission is always accepting applications for new members! If you’re interested, fill out an Application to Serve.
The Historical Commission was established by the Board of Supervisors on July 8, 1985, to document, commemorate, preserve, and promote public interest in the history and historic legacy of the County. In pursuance of the objectives, the Commission, in cooperation as appropriate with the County agencies and with other public or private bodies, shall perform the following functions: