History

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  • Jessee’s Mill
    The United States Department of the Interior, Park Service, has declared Jessee's Mill to be a national historic landmark and was previously designated a s
  • Groundhog Mountain Overlook
    Overlook and picnic area located on the Blue Ridge Parkway a nice relaxing stop with structures demonstrating the history and heritage of early pioneer lif
  • Orlean Hawks Puckett Cabin
    Visitors traveling along the Blue Ridge Parkway must visit the Puckett Cabin at Milepose 189.9 in Carroll County. The site is a preserved log home, with r
  • Painter Cemetery: Blue Ridge Parkway
    Visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway often overlook the fact that the landscape they are traveling was occupied in earlier historic times. Little has surv
  • Bowman Cemetery: Blue Ridge Parkway
    Visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway often overlook the fact that the landscape they are traveling was occupied in earlier historic times. Very little has
  • Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker
    View the newest Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker in the United States (installed on Memorial Day 2005 - May 30). The Blue Star Memorials were first conce
  • Vault Museum

    Step back in time to the early 1900's, the construction of the 1908 Courthouse, and life in Grayson County. The Vault Museum features an exhibit of an

  • Historic 1908 Grayson County Courthouse

    Built in 1908, this building is complete with Flemish gables, octagonal towers, a hip roof, arched windows and spiral staircases. Of particular interest

  • A.P. Carter Museum

    Born Alvin Pleasant Carter, A.P. Carter was born to love music. A skilled violinist, fiddler to homefolk, he, his wife Sara, brother Ezra and sister-in-

  • Carroll County Jail – Second Site
    Site of Carroll County's second permanent jail, now preserved as an "archaeological footprint." Was in use from ca. 1866 until replaced with new facility 1
  • Carroll County Historical Museum
    Learn about the rich history of Carroll County in the museum located within the Historic District of Hillsville in the Historic Carroll County Courthouse.
  • Carter Hydraulic Water Rams
    The Carter Hydraulic Rams are remnant water system in Town of Hillsville. The rams date to around 1924 and represent an early water transport approach. The
  • Boone Trail Highway Marker
    Between 1913 and 1938, the Boone Trail Highway Memorial Association placed cast iron markers throughout the United States. This was an effort to help promo
  • Historic Stone Wall
    Central to Downtown Historic Hillsville is a feature that is old - yet is also quite new, in a sense. In front of the Historic Carroll County Courthouse i
  • Hillsville Historic District
    Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, the Hillsville Historic District is located within the downtown area of Hillsville. This count
  • Confederate Monument
    This monument was first unveiled on July 4 1907.The sculpture stands 21 feet tall and is made of cast zinc a zinc alloy-most period monuments were made of
  • The Hillsville Diner
    A landmark to Hillsville since 1946, the Hillsville Diner is now the oldest continuously operating streetcar diner in the entire state of Virginia. Manufa
  • Carroll County Heritage Flag Pole
    The front lawn of the Historic Carroll County Courthouse in the Hillsville Historic District features a unique flag pole. In May 2005, The Jubal Early Camp
  • Dinwiddie Presbyterian Rock Church

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Plateau of Southwest Virginia in northeast Carroll County, Dinwiddie Presbyterian Church is one of six rock churches built by

  • Historic Carroll County Courthouse
    This is a focal point to downtown Hillsville. The property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and was the county's second. Constructio