Online Resources

Digital Archives

Accomack County Records, Callahan Photography Collection, Catherine West Bible, Yearbooks

Digital Collections

The Heritage Center’s online, catalogued collections available to date. We are continually increasing and updating...

Genealogical Databases

The Eastern Shore of Virginia Heritage Center offers access to national databases for public use...

Genealogical Reports

Mary Frances Carey Reports, Mears Collection, MilesFiles

Indexes and Guides

Accomack County Cemetery Finding Aid, Bibliographies & Guides, Death Notices, ESVA Historical Index, Marriage Notices


All extant Eastern Shore newspapers are available on microfilm in the Heritage Center. Of these, only two are available online and in both cases only a ...

Oral Histories

Cape Charles Rosenwald School “Voices from Over the Hump”, Chincoteague Oral Histories, Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE), Eastern Shore Stories...

Publications and Transcriptions

The Countryside Transformed, Court Order Abstracts, Church Records, Tax Records, Liquor Licenses, Chesapeake Bay Ferries

Other Useful Resources

Connect to sites that are not maintained by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Heritage Center.