Historic Downtown Tappahannock celebrates the preservation and revitalization of a designated Virginia Main Street. As an affiliate of Main Street America, the nonprofit is committed to strengthening the town of Tappahannock through preservation-based economic development with the cooperation of local downtown businesses. Historic Downtown Tappahannock is dedicated to diversifying and expanding business and cultural opportunities while maintaining the historical core of one of Virginia’s most storied towns.
Tappahannock Historic District, encompassing 14 buildings dating back to the 18th century, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Small business leaders, countless volunteers and community stakeholders are passionate about preserving the core of a downtown that remains a central gathering spot for families.
Executive Committee Officers of the Board of Directors, 2023-24
John Harvey, President
Paula Tignor, Vice President
Randy Shuford, Secretary
Jovita Kelly, Treasurer
Mavora Donoghue, Past President
Board of Directors, 2023-24
Tappahannock Main Street Committees
Join one of our committees that meets monthly.
- Design: Fosters revitalization, historic preservation and beautification efforts
- Economic Vitality: Advocates for overall economic development in Tappahannock
- Promotion: Enhance the public’s understanding of the value of Main Street’s work through Marketing & Communications and Events.
If you’re not ready for a monthly commitment but still want to help sign up to receive notifications on individual project-based volunteer opportunities, fill out our form.