This book documents the development of the Thoroughgood neighborhood. This development represents 1,000 homes and was one of the first large scale custom home developments in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The book covers the time period 1955 to 2013. The neighborhood's namesake and centerpiece is the Adam Thoroughgood House, circa 1719. The book was written as a love letter to its past, present and future homeowners.
Pam Spillman is a native of Norfolk, Virginia, and has lived in Virginia Beach in the Thoroughgood neighborhood since the early 1990s.