History

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  • 1769 Old Chapel Church

    1769 Old Chapel Church in Penhook is one of only four pre-Revolutionary War frame Anglican churches in Virginia. Built in 1769, it is the oldest documen

  • Andrew Johnston House & Museum

    We welcome you to visit the Andrew Johnston House and Giles County Historical Society! The 1829 Georgian manor house features many of the original decor

  • Giles County Historical Museum
    Museum complex consists of four buildings: the Andrew Johnston House, the Doctor's Office, the Research Library and the Museum. The "country home estate" o
  • Giles County Courthouse
    This courthouse was built by Thomas Mercer in 1836. Two U. S. presidents visited Giles County--Major William McKinley and Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes., wh
  • Olde Towne Pearisburg
    Pearisburg has existed as a village since 1808. The historical district includes buildings from almost every period in the town's development. The two mo
  • Bush Mill

    The historic Bush Mill takes you back to a time when people lived simpler lives, when millwrights and craftsmen used Scott County’s abundant natur

  • Newbern Historic District

    The community, founded in 1810, was the Pulaski County seat through much of the 1800s.  The district, a national historic landmark, encircles

  • Hook-Powell-Moorman Farm

    The Hook-Powell-Moorman Farm's history parallels that of Franklin County and the events that buffeted it in the 18th and 19th centuries

  • Edmondson Hall 1856
    Edmondson Hall, dwelling built by William Campbell Edmondson in 1856.
  • Mayberry Presbyterian Church

    Mayberry Presbyterian Church is one of the five historic rock churches located in the tri-county area of Carroll, Floyd, and Patrick Counties of southwe

  • Rock Churches in Floyd County

    Constructed of native stones from the Blue Ridge Mountains, the beautiful rock churches in Floyd are three of the six rock churches built in the first h

  • Mabry Mill

    Beautiful location that has been photographed and painted many times. Restored gristmill/sawmill/woodworking shop and blacksmith shop. Old time skills

  • Cockram’s Mill

    Cockram Mill is a historic grist mill complex located near Meadows of Dan, Patrick County, Virginia. The mill dates to about 1885, and is a two- and thr

  • Haunted Graham Mansion

    Do you have a death wish?  Adore gore galore? Plan to make the death march through the Haunted Graham Mansion, the only haunted mansion attraction

  • The Lincoln Theatre

    A member of the League of Historic American Theatres, The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia, is one of three existing Art Deco Mayan Revival-style the

  • Smyth-Bland Regional Library

    Smyth-Bland Regional Library serves an area of 811 square miles and a population of 39,500 with headquarters at Marion, and branches at Chilhowie, Saltv

  • Sallie’s Crying Tree
    Behind the Marion Fire Department stands a very old oak tree. The tears that were shed on its bark have long since been washed away. They were the tears of
  • Marion – Downtown Historic District

    Downtown’s alive with arts, music, drama, shopping and dining. Anchor renovations include the 1929 Lincoln Theatre and the 1927 General Francis Ma

  • Ellenbrook

    Ellenbrook, otherwise known as Number 4, is the historic home of William Alexander Stuart, founder of the Stuart Land & Cattle Company. Construction

  • Elk Garden Church
    The second-oldest church in Russell County. Near original fort on Clinch River Frontier.