Library Books

Historic Books In and Around Virginia Beach
* - Reference books used for "Our Rich History, 2021, Robert Perrine

1. Andrews, Matthew Page, Virginia, the Old Dominion,

2. Barnes, Brook Miles, Seashore Chronicles, 3 Centuries of VA Barrier Islands

3. Brooks, Judith Westcott, Granby High School, 2013

4. Callis, Ann Hanbury, The Cavalier + Self-Guided Tour

5. Carr, Lois Green, Colonial Chesapeake Society

6. Clancy, Paul, Hampton Roads Chronicles

7. Chewning, Alpheus J., Virginia Beach in Ventage Postcards

8. Chewning, Alpheus J. Haunted, Virginia Beach

9. Cook, John Esten, Virginia, A History of the People, 1903

10. Cross, Charles B., Chesapeake, a Pictorial History, 1985

*11. Eighmey, Kathleen M, The Beach, A History of Virginia Beach, VA Beach Public Library, 1996, ref 5 page 16, ref 11 page 45, ref 18 pg. 15, ref 28 pg. 46, ref 37 pg. 126, ref 92 pg. 48

12. Gilbert, Lillie, Wild River Guide to the North Landing River

13. Gilbert, Lillie, Wild River Guide to Coastal Waterways

14. Gilbert, Lillie, Wild River Guide to Dismal Swamp

15. Gilber, Nash, Norred, Bayside History Trail, a View from the Water , 2003, ref 74

16. Goodall, Jamie L.H., Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay

*17. Goode, G. Brown, Virginia Cousins: A Study of the Ancestry and Posterity of John Goode of Whitby, 2008, ref 80 page 54

18. Hatfield, April Lee, Atlantic Virginia, Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century

19. Harper, Raymond L., A History of Chesapeake Virginia

20. Harris, Kenneth, Princess Anne Co., The War Between the States

21. Hartman, Sally Kirby, The Insiders' Guide to Virginia's Chesapeake Bay

22. Henley, Barbara Murden, Glimpses of Down-Country History

*23. Hudson, Carson O Jr, Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia, 90-98

24. Jordan, A Shepherd, Gone, But Not Forgotten, Virginia Beach

*25. Jordan, James M IV & Frederick S, Virginia Beach, A Pictorial History, 1975, ref 35 page 19, ref 77 page 27

26. Lohman, Toni, The Beach, VA Beach Public Library 2006 Third Edition

27. Maling, Anne E, Princess Anne County, VA, Land and Probate Records

28. Mason, George Carrington, The Colonial Vestry Book of Lynnhaven Parish, Princess Anne County VA, 1723 -1786

29. McCary, Ben, Indians in the Seventeenth Century, Virginia

*30. Mansfield, Stephen S., Princess Anne County and Virginia Beach, A Pictorial History, Norfolk, VA,” The Donning Company, 2006, ref 65 page 36, ref 79 page 56, ref page 182.

31. Meredith, Clarkson H., Some Old Norfolk Families and Others, 1976

*32. Nash, Belinda, A Place in Time (Grace Sherwood). Virginia Beach VA,” W.S Dawson Co, 2012, ref 2, ref 47 page 104, ref 48 pages 134-138, ref 49 page 151

*33. Parramore, Thomas C., The First Four Centuries. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of VA, 1994, ref 8 pages 29 & 30, ref 17 pages 35-40, ref 36 page 45, ref 51 page 69

*34. Quarstein, John V. Newport News, a Centennial History

35. Quinn, David Beers, Set Fair for Roanoke, Voyages and Colonies, 1584-1601

36. Rawls, Mac, 1607-2007, 400 Facts About Princess Anne County and Virginia Beach History, 2007

37. Roundtree, Helen C., Pocahontas, Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown

38. Spillman, Pam, The History of the Thoroughgood Neighborhood

*39. Tucker, Beverley, The Reverend, “My 31 Years at Old Donation Church. Virginia Beach, VA, 2012,” ref 100 page 29, ref 101 pages 31-36, ref 102 page 21

*40. Turner, Florence Kimberly, Gateway to the New World, History of Princess Anne Co VA, 1607 – 1824, 1985, ref 53 page 135, ref 67 page 175

*41. Vogt, Roberta Elizabeth, Short Remarks on the Political & Social Writings of Reverend Anthony Walke,, 2011, ref 55 page 84, ref 68 page 32, ref 70 page 58, ref 73

42. Walter, Alice Granbery Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Court Records

43-45. Whichard, Roger Dey, Ph.D., The History of Lower Tidewater Virginia, Volums I, II, & III, 1959

*46. Yarsinske, Amy Walter, Lost Virginia Beach

*47. Yarsinske, Amy Waters, A History of VA's Golden Shore, 2002, ref 12 page 37, ref 31 pages 44-46, ref 66 pg. 78, ref 71 pg. 94, ref 72 pg. 76, ref 75 pg. 86, ref 78 pg. 95, ref 81 pg. 96

48. Yarsinske, Amy Waters, Norfolk, VA - The Sunrise City by the Sea, A History of VA's Golden Shore, 1994, ref 38 pages 54-55, ref 43 page 52.

49. Yarsinske, Amy Waters, Virginia Beach Jewel Resort of the Atlantic

50. Yarsinske, Amy Waters, Ghent, 2006


Historic Homes

*51. Castlebury, Amy Hayes. Virginia Beach, Then and No, Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2010, ref 39 page 28

*52. Farrar, Emmie Ferguson and Hines, Old Houses Along the James, 1954, ref 7 page 189, ref 9 page 191

*53. Farrar, Emmie Ferguson and Hines, Old Virginia Houses Harbors, 1954, ref 34 pages 108-109

54. Farrar, Emmie Ferguson, Old VA Houses: Mobjack Bay County & Along the James, 1954

55. Forman, Henry Chandlee, The Architecture of the Old South, 1948

56. Kellam, Sadie Scott, Old Houses in Princess Anne Virginia

57. Lancaster, Robert Alexander, Historic Homes and Churches

58. Lane, Mills, Architecture of the Old South

59. Morrison, Hugh, Early American Architecture 1987

60. Rouse, Park, Jr Tidewater Virginia in Color

*61. Treanor, W. Paul, The Thoroughgood House, VA Beach, Gloucester, VA Institute of Human History, 2011, ref 6 page 1, ref 30 pages 82-90

62. Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Partnership, Most Historically Significant House and Structures in Virginia Beach

Old Churches

63. Arroyo, Nanette, Sacred Light, Stained Glass Windows, of Southeastern Virginia

*64. Clark, W.M., Colonial Churches: In the Original Colony of VA Richmond, VA, 1907, ref 60 page 275

65. Derpool, James Grote Van, Historic St. Luke's, 4miles south of Smithfield, Virginia

66. DeSamper, Hugh, Bruton Parish Church

67. Goodwin, Rev. W. A. R., Historical Sketch of Bruton Church

68. Hewett, William, 1496-1566/7 Lord Mayor of London

69. Howard, Cindy, Rector, Rector St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Andalusia, Alabama, 2012 (Father Bob's former church)

70. Kirkhan, Jean & Boyce, Debra, In Every Generation, a Celebrated History, Grace Episcopal Church, Yorktown, VA., 1697-1997

*71. Kyle, Louisa Venable Kyle, The History of Eastern Shore Chapel and Lynnhaven Parish, 1642 – 1969, ref 10 pg. 6, rf 15 pg. 7, rf 45 pg. 24, rf 54 pgs. 28-29, rf 56 pg. 27, rf 59 pg. 28, rf 76 pg. 29, rf 82 pgs. 31-rf 85 pg. 32, rf 91 pg. 29.

72. Lounsbury, Carl R., Bruton Parish Church, An Architectural History

73. Massey, Don W. & Sue, Colonial Churches of Virginia

*74 & 75. Meade, Bishop, Old Churches, Ministers & Families of VA, Vols I & II , 1910, ref 20 page 247, ref 44 page 247

*76. Nelson, John K., A Blessed Company Parishes / Parsons in Anglican VA, 1690–1776, 2001, ref 58 page 188, ref 63 pages 81-83

*77. Rawlings, James Scott, Virginia’s Colonial Churches, 1963, ref 23 page 137

78. Tormey, James, How Firm A Foundation, St. John's Episcopal Church

*79. Upton, Dell, Holy Things and Profane, Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia, 1986, ref 27 pages 147-148

80. Virginia Cavalcade Volume XXXII, Spring 1983, Number 4: ODEC - page 170

81. Walter, Alice Granberry, Vestry Book of Elizabeth River Parish, 1749 - 1761

82. Weis, The Reverend Frederick Lewis, The Colonial Clergy of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, 1955


Jamestown / Williamsburg

83. Bergsten Dan & Hassell, George, The Geddy Foundry, Colonial Williamsburg

84. Colonial Williamsburg, Official Guide to

85. Haile, Edward Wright, Jamestown Narrative, the First Decade: 1607 - 1617

86. Pederson, Charles, The Jamestown Colony

87. Taylor, L.B. Jr, The Ghosts of Williamsburg and Nearby Environs, Volume I

88. Taylor, L.B. Jr, The Ghosts of Williamsburg, Volume II

89. Smith, John, Writings with other Narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the First English Settlement in America

90. Smith, John, The Journals of Captain John Smith

91. Smith, John, The General History of Virginia and Other Places 1624 Vol I

92. Smith, John, The General History of Virginia and Other Places 1624 Vol II

93. U.S. News & World Report Jan 29-Feburay 5, 2007, The Jamestown Story

94.Wallet, John J., Jr., A Window on Williamsburg

95. Weet, Tom, A Walk Through Colonial History in Jamestown, William and Mary Williamsburg


Early American Life at Lynnhaven Parish Church and Other Parts of Virginia

96. Folder, Historic Dress

97. Folder, The History of Old Donation Church Through the Eyes of Its Poets

98. Kyle, Louisa Venable, A Country Woman's Christmas &
99. (insert) Christmas at the Adam Thoroughgood House 1675

100. Kyle, Louisa Venable, A Country Woman's Scrapbook


Virginia History

101. Antonelli, Lisa M., Virginia, A Commonwealth Comes of Age, 1988

102. Abbot, William W., A Virginia Chronology 1585-1783

102a. Bowers, Claude G. The Tragic Era, the Revolution after Lincoln

103. Colbert, Judy, Virginia, Off the Beaten Path, 2002

104. Couch, Ernie & Jill, Virginia Trivia

105. Dabney, Virginius, Virginia, The New Dominion, A History From 107 to the Present, 1971

105a. Davis, Burke, Gray Fox Robert E. Lee & the Civil War

106. Dixon, John W., Gwynn's Island, 1600 to Present, 2010

107. Edwards, Mike W, National Geographic, Nov 1974, The Virginians, pages 589-625

108. Egloff, Keith & Woodward, Deborah, First People, the Early Indians of Virginia

109. Ewing, Sharon B., Images of Virginia State Parks

110. Foss, William O., It Happened First in Virginia

111. Fischer, David Hackett, Albion's Seed, Four British Folkways in America

112. Farish, Hunter Dickins, Philip Vickers Fithian, A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774

113. Friddell, Guy, What is it About Virginia?

114. Harriot, Thomas, A Brief & True Report of the New Found Land of VA, 2015

115. Lee, Marguerite Dupont, Virginia Ghost, 1966

116. Lewis, Sara E., Mathews County

117. Llewellyn, Robert, Virginia, An Aerial Portrait

118. Macoll, John D., Alexandria, A Towne in Transition, 1800-1900,- 1977 + Old Town Alexandria Calendar, 2012

118a. Morison, Samuel Eliot, The Northern Voyage, A.D. 500-600

119. Reader's Digest, America's Historic Places, 1981

119a. Roberts, Nanacy, Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast

120. Rouse, Parke, Jr., Virginia, A Pictorial History, 1975

121. Salmon, John S., A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers, 2001

122. Shook, Carrie and Robert, Only in Virginia, the Unique History - Humor, and Heart of the Old Dominion, 1981

123. Smith, Jane Ockershausen, The Virginia One-Day Trip Book, 1986

123a. Taylor, Alan, American Colonies

124. Tennis, Joe, Along Virginia's Route 58, 2015

125. Theobald, Mary Milley, Death by Petticoat, American History Debunked

126. Venable, Nancy and Martinette, Sam, The Insider' Guide to South Hampton Roads

127. Virginia Conservation Commission, Carry Me Back to Old Virginia

128. Virginia Department of Conservation and Economic Development, Carry Me Back to Old Virginia

129. Virginia Division of Publicity and Advertising, Carry Me Back to Old Virginia

130. Virginia Historical Society, Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 2011

131. Walter, Alice Granbery, Virginia Land Patents, 1666 to 1679


Three-Ring Binder - Articles

132. Old Donation History, the 375th Anniversary Edition, June 2017, Robert. Perrine

133. Old Donation History,Variuos Articals, 2002,

134. Old Donation Church Welcomes You, History of Old Donation Church in Pictures and Articles, 1988

135. History of Old Donation Church in Pictures, 1985

*136. Mason, George C, Colonial Vestry Book of Lynnhaven Parish, Princess Anne Co 1723-1786,1949, ref 14 pg. xii, ref 16 pg. xii, ref 32 pg. xxv, ref 61 pg. vii, ref 62 pg. 23, ref 83 pg. v

137. White, Benjamin Dey, Gleanings in the History of Princess Anne County. VA Beach VA, 1924,

138. Lynnhaven Parish Early Relationships – Alice Granberry Walter, Boush/Thelaball, Moseley, Nimmo, Parks "

139. Lynnhaven Parish Early Relationships Taylor, Hoskin, Keeling, Woodhouse, Hoggard, Hudgins/Howren, Barnett, Alfriend, Barnett, Dickson, Land

140. Lynnhaven Parish Early Relationship - Thoroughgood

141. Lynnhaven Parish Early Relationship - Walke

*142. Drachnik, Cay, Old Donation Church, An Example of Early American Architecture, Jan 1969, ref 57 pages 14 and 34

143. A Self Guided Tour Inside and Outside the Church (a folder is also at the church entrance)

144. The 1916 Cornerstone and Time Capsule

145. 100 Year Time Capsule Removal & Replacement of the Cornerstone Containing the Time Capsule Oct 2016

146. 100 Year Time Capsule Pictures, Items removed after 100 years and ceremony for placing it back for another 100 Years Dec 2016

147. Obituaries - Old Donation Episcopal Church

148. Ghost Stories in the Old Donation Cemetery

149. Oyster Roast

150. Phase 4 - Tucker Hall Building Committee 1986-1990

151. Phase 5 - Great Hall Building Committee 2000 - 2020

152. Historic Traditions Commission

153. Men's Breakfast Programs

154. Lynnhaven Parish Parishioners as Viewed Through Their Historic Homes

155. Treanor, W. Paul, The Chesapiean - Adam Thoroughgood House

*156. Luccketti, Nicholas, Architectural Assess of the Adam Thoroughgood House, James River Institute for Arch, May 06, ref 29 page 8

157. Waterman, Farrar & Lancaster-Kellam, Domestic Colonial Architecture of Tidewater - Old Virginia Houses Along the James & Historic Virginia Homes and Churches - Old Houses in Princes Anne Virginia

158. The First 100 Years in Hampton Roads, the 17th Century

159. Anniversary of the Settlers' First Landing at Cape Henry

160. The History of Cape Henry

*161. Historic Documents

162. ODEC History

163. ODEC 21st Century

164. Area Historic Churches

164a. Bayside Heritage Day 2010 / Bayside Heritage Trail / Historic Churches (continued)

165. Virginia's Colonial Churches

166. Fairfield, Uper Wolfsnare, Walke Manor / Fery Farm houses

167. Thoughgood's Four Houses - 1634, 1643, 1670s, 1690

168. Virginia Historic Houses

169. Virginia Historic Houses (continued) & House Tours

170. Through the Years, Celebrating Our Church History

171. Notable People

172. Oyster Roast and Bazaar / Needlepoint / Silver / Handbells / The Parks Memorial Fine Art Series

173. The Five Organs

174. Grace Sherwood, the Witch of Pungo

175. Surveys, Maps, Deeds and Court Records

176. ODEC Historical Graveyard

177. Indians

178. War Years

179, Lost Colony / Jamestown

**Books and Articles Used for Sacred Ground Circle

A three-ring binder containing
SGC Session 1
Excerpts from book, Healing our Broken Humanity
A Segregated Church or a Beloved Community
Black History is Everyone’s History, by Leonard Pitts Jr.
Not Somewhere Else, but Here, by Dr. Rebecca Ann Parker
SGC Session 2
A Geographic Lesson for the Tea Part, by Colin Woodard
Roots Deeper than Whiteness
A Geography Lesson for the Tea Party, by Collin Woodward
The Five Stages & White People Waking Up Racism
On White Tears
SGC Session 3
Tribal Nations of the Thirteen Colonies
Unshackled by Vision and Values, by Martin Brokenleg
Wounded Knee
SGC Session 4
New England’s Hidden History
The White Man’s Guilt, by James Baldwin in Ebony Magazine
SGC Session 5
Moving Beyond the Black-White Binary, by Roberto Lovato
The High Cost of Discrimination, by Whitney M. Young Jr.
Institutional Slavery: Slaveholding Churches, Schools, Colleges, and Businesses in Virginia, 1680-1860, by Jennifer Oast
Moving Beyond the Black-White Binary
SGC Session 6
Asian Americans Speak Out Against a Decades-old ‘Model Minority’ Myth, by Yanan Wang
The Real Reasons the U.S. Became Less Racist Toward Asian Americans, the Myth of the ‘Model Minority’, by Jeff Guo
The Chinese in the Frontier West
SGC Session 7
How the Iris Became White, by Noel Ignatiev Routledge
Session 8
What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class, by Joan C. Williams
SGC Session 9
Ghosts of the Masters: Descendants of Slaveholders Reckon with History, by David Pettee & Susan Hutchison


Other Articles
VA & D.C. African American Historic Museums & Landmarks (a listing)
A Litany for Those Not Ready for Healing, by Rev. Dr Yolanda Pierce
Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson
Episcopal Church Resolution: Slavery & Racial Repair
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, by David W. Blight
Confronting Difficult History, History Matters
My Body is a Confederate Monument, by Caroline Randall Williams
Nat Turner will be Included in Anti-slavery Monument
Whose Heritage? Public Symbols of the Confederacy
The Forks in the Road Slave Auction Site was as Despicable as Richmond’s
Critical Race Theory is Not on Its Way to Your Local Public School Today
Atlanta History Center Guiding Principles
The Resurrection of the Church Begins with Lament
Great Dismal Swamp, Hub of Black and Indigenous History
Good Neighbor Kindergarten by Mal Higgins

** Books Used for Sacred Ground
** Dawson, Michael, White Fragility
** Irving, Debby, Waking Up White
** Oliver, Juan Ripe Fields, The Promise and Challenge of Latino Ministry
** Thurman, Howard, Jesus and the Disinherited
** Wallis, Jim, America's Original Sin


Books about Slavery, Jim Crow, Segregation, and Racial Injustice,

Barnwell, William, Lead Me On, Let Me Stand

Diangelo, Robin, White Fragility

Hendrix, Edna Hawkins, History Continued: African American Communities in Princess Anne County / Virginia Beach (Part II) (limited printing)

Keller Thoennes, The Slave Trade in Early America

Meacham, Jon, The Soul of America

Newby-Alexander, Cassandra L. Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad

Oast, Jennifer, Institutional Slavery, Slaveholding Churches, Schools, and Businesses in Virginia, 1680-1860

Perrine, Robert, Slavery and Its Aftermath

Shattuck, Episcopalians and Race

Wilkerson, Isabel, The Warmth of Other Suns, the Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Woodson, Carter, The Mis-Education of the Negro